The Legal 500 United States 2019 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Practices & Attorneys

May 30, 2019 Accolades

The 2019 edition of Legal 500 United States recognized Farella Braun + Martel among the top firms in the Construction, Land Use/Zoning, and Not-for-Profit practice areas.

Recognized attorneys include:


  • Adam Dawson
  • CJ Higley
  • Chris Gribble (Rising Star)
  • Jeffrey Sykes
  • Mark Petersen
  • Richard Van Duzer

Land Use/Zoning

  • Katherine Philippakis
  • Steven Vettel (Leading Lawyer)


  • Barbara Murphy
  • Cynthia Rowland
  • Courtney Therien (Rising Star)

The Legal 500 United States rankings and editorial are based on in-depth research into the market, including gathering feedback from peers and clients and information submitted by the law firms.

Farella Braun + Martel is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients seek our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain offices in the Napa Valley that are focused on the wine industry.