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October 28, 2022 Announcement
Farella Represents Mission Clean Energy in Financing Deal
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel advised utility scale renewable energy developer Mission Clean Energy, LLC in connection with private equity firm Wafra Inc.’s acquisition of a controlling interest in Mission Clean Energy. Commentary from Mission Clean...
November 2, 2021 Announcement
Farella Represents Catalyze in Its Acquisition of Sol Alliance
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel represented Colorado-based independent power producer Catalyze  in its acquisition of Sol Alliance , a leading Northeastern commercial-scale solar developer, as part of the company's plan to expand its national presence by acquiring...
May 4, 2021 Announcement
Farella Represents Catalyze in Its Acquisition of PermaCity
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel represented leading national independent power producer Catalyze  as due diligence counsel in its acquisition of solar developer and installer  PermaCity . Based in Boulder, Colorado, Catalyze is a developer and independent...
March 27, 2019 Accolades
Farella Attorneys Honored With 2019 CLAY Award for M&A Deal
Farella Braun + Martel’s Jon Benjamin, Greg LeSaint, Phil Peters, Richard Rabbitt, and David Stoll have been named among the 2019 “California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year” by the Daily Journal . The annual CLAY Awards honor lawyers whose...
March 16, 2011 Media Coverage
Top 25 Clean Tech Attorneys
San Francisco Daily Journal March 16, 2011 "Top 25 Clean Tech Attorneys" Farella Braun + Martel's partner, David Stoll, was named to the Daily Journal's Top 25 Clean Technology Attorneys in California for 2011.
February 15, 2011 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Names New Practice Area Leaders
SAN FRANCISCO, February 15, 2011 - Farella Braun + Martel announces new practice area leaders.  Partner Thomas Mayhew was named chair of the Business Litigation practice, Partner Samuel C. Dibble was named chair of the Business Transactions practice, Partner...
October 1, 2009 Media Coverage
Green Deals in a Dry Season
California Lawyer October 2009 "Green Deals in a Dry Season" Farella Braun + Martel's David Lazerwitz and David Stoll quoted on the firm's representation of OptiSolar in a $400 million solar project pipeline sale to First Solar, Inc. 
March 12, 2009 Media Coverage
OptiSolar $400M solar power deal
The Recorder March 12, 2009 "Two firms join forces on $400M solar power deal" Farella Braun + Martel's David Stoll quoted on his role as OptiSolar's principal corporate counsel and the firm's role in the deal. 
June 12, 2006 Media Coverage
One 'Big' label battle
The Press Democrat June 10, 2006 “One 'Big' label battle - Wineries' dispute over "Big Ass" trademark highlights growing importance of eye-catching brands" Farella Braun + Martel's David Stoll is quoted on protecting your trade name in the wine industry.
September 28, 2004 Media Coverage
Wine Lawyers Tackle IP Conflict
San Francisco Daily Journal
San Francisco Daily Journal September 28, 2004 "Wine Lawyers Tackle IP Conflict" Farella Braun + Martel’s David Stoll is featured.

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Farella Awards 2024 Diversity Scholarships to Bay Area Law Students

Farella Braun + Martel’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Belonging Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2024 Diversity Scholarship grants totaling $45,000 to Bay Area first-year law students Marcus Albino, Saamia Haqiq...

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California Regulation of Charitable Fundraising Platforms Part 2 - Reporting Due Diligence, Recordkeeping, and Disclosure Rules

Welcome to  EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . This episode covers the provisions of California’s Charitable Fundraising Platforms law (Gov. Code, § 12599.9) relevant to all covered charitable fundraisers and fundraising...

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AI and Privacy: What Every Company Needs to Do Today

Sushila Chanana and Benjamin Buchwalter will discuss "AI and Privacy: What Every Company Needs to Do Today' at the ACC 2024 Privacy Summit.  This session will introduce basics of AI governance, such as ownership...

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Burdened by Debt, Savvy SF Office Owners Get Creative

Restructuring, insolvency, and creditors rights partner Gary Kaplan provided expert commentary in The San Francisco Standard article, "Burdened by Debt, Savvy SF Office Owners Get Creative." In the article, Gary explained that in most cases...

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JPMorgan Chase Accuses TransUnion of Stealing 'Trade Secrets'

Intellectual property practice chair Eugene Mar provided expert commentary to American Banker for the article "JPMorgan Chase Accuses TransUnion of Stealing 'Trade Secrets'." In the article, he said: "By filing this as a trade...

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New PFAS Federal Drinking Water Standards Create Major Liability and Litigation Risk

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has released a final regulation setting individual drinking water maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) for five per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These MCLs are incredibly stringent due to EPA’s stated concerns...

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Unplugged: The Renewable Energy Speaker Series - The IRA's Environmental Justice Incentive Programs

Join Farella Braun + Martel and the Environmental Law Institute for the relaunch Unplugged: The Renewable Energy Speaker Series with Farella’s John Ugai and guest speakers Miana Campbell with U.S. Department of Energy, Maria Castillo with...

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New PFAS Listing Under Superfund Will Lead to Major Expansion of Liability

On April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced its final rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) as hazardous substances under Section 102(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation...

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Copyright Law for Influencers and Brands: How Content Creators and Companies Hiring Them Can Navigate Copyright Law for a Successful Partnership

In recent years, the advent of the social media “influencer” has revolutionized advertising. Companies often partner with influencers to market their products, hoping to tap into the influencer’s devoted audience. Likewise, influencers create certain content...

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Farella Braun + Martel Earns San Francisco Green Business Recertification

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