Tarah Powell-Chen

Tarah G. Powell-Chen

88 Kearny Street
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415.788.1900
Fax: 415.393.8087

Primary Practice Areas

Business Law

Civil Litigation

Commercial Law

Employment Law

Professional Liability

Real Estate


  • All Courts in the State of California


  • J.D., University of San Francisco, School of Law
  • B.A., University of California, Davis

Tarah Powell-Chen


Ms. Powell-Chen is an Associate at Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney in their San Francisco office where she represents individuals and corporate clients with matters involving professional liability, commercial and business litigation, real estate, and employment law.

Professional and Community Contributions

Ms. Powell-Chen is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), and the Asian American Bar Association (AABA).

Selected Publications

  • Proposed Rule 1.4.1 Communication of Settlement Offers, Daily Journal, co-Authored with Jason E. Fellner, September 8, 2017

Awards and Honors

  • Deans Honors List, University of San Francisco, School of Law and at University of California, Davis
  • Provost Scholar
  • AABA Asian Pacific American Judges' Award
  • Allen E. Broussard Scholarship Recipient
  • St. Thomas Moore Scholarship Recipient
  • Public Interest Law Foundation Grant Recipient

Academic Distinctions

  • Moot Court Case Counsel, University of San Francisco, School of Law
  • Co-Chair and Board Member of the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF)
  • Law Review Junior Editor
  • Public Interest Certificate with Honors
  • Alumni Relations Director, Estate Planning and Tax Society
  • CALI Award for Excellence: Elder Law
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Society

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