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40 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named to 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 9, 2019 Accolades
Super Lawyers

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2019: Forty Farella Braun + Martel attorneys across practice areas were named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists of top attorneys in Northern California for 2019.

Farella attorneys named among 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers:

  • George Argyris – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Jon Benjamin – Environmental
  • James Bruen – Environmental Litigation
  • Fred Caspersen – Estate Planning & Probate
  • James Colopy – Environmental 
  • John Cooper – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Doug Dexter – Employment 
  • Sandra Edwards – Environmental Litigation
  • Jeffrey Fisher – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Tyler Gerking – Insurance Recovery
  • Lara Gilman – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Sarah Good – Securities Litigation
  • Robert Hines – Environmental
  • Gary Kaplan – Bankruptcy: Business
  • William Keane – White Collar Crime Defense
  • David Lazerwitz – Energy & Resources
  • Chris Locke – Environmental Litigation
  • Steven Lowenthal – Business Litigation
  • Mary McCutcheon – Insurance Recovery
  • James Morando – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Jessica Nall – White Collar Crime Defense
  • Mark Petersen – Business Litigation
  • Anthony Ratner – Real Estate
  • Cynthia Rowland – Nonprofit Organizations
  • Charles Sink – Construction Litigation
  • Stephanie Skaff – Business Litigation
  • Skip Spaulding – Environmental Litigation
  • Rod Thompson – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Richard Van Duzer – Construction Litigation
  • Anthony Vecino – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Steven Vettel – Land Use/Zoning
  • Erica Villanueva – Insurance Recovery
  • Brandon Wisoff – Business Litigation
  • Douglas Young – White Collar Crime Defense

Farella attorneys named among 2019 Northern California Rising Stars:

  • Carly Alameda – Business Litigation
  • Nathan Anderson – Business Litigation
  • Quinn Arntsen – Real Estate
  • Ashley Breakfield – Real Estate
  • Katherine Fowler – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Kelly Matayoshi – Employment Litigation

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