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September 29, 2022 Announcement
Lawyers on the Fast Track: Aviva Gilbert and Janice Reicher
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that partners Aviva J. Gilbert and Janice W. Reicher were named among The Recorder ’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track” as part of the publication’s 2022 California...
September 27, 2022 Media Coverage
New Law Will Expand Pay Transparency Requirements in California
The Recorder
Holly Sutton and Hillary Marks spoke to The Recorder about California's pay transparency act, SB 1162, for the article "New Law Will Expand Pay Transparency Requirements in California." Read the article here  (subscription required). Starting January 1, 2023, employers...
September 14, 2022 Announcement
Who’s Who Legal 2022 Recognizes Farella Lawyers
Five Farella Braun + Martel lawyers have been recommended by Who’s Who Legal 2022 as leading practitioners in their fields. Who’s Who Legal – Environment 2022 James Colopy – Environment Robert Hines – Environment David Lazerwitz – Environment Chris...
September 13, 2022 Announcement
Jeff Hamilton Listed Among Top 200 Cannabis Lawyers by Cannabis Law Report
Farella Partner Jeff Hamilton has been listed among the Global Top 200 Cannabis Lawyers 2022/2023 by Cannabis Law Report. In his cannabis practice, Jeff represents investors and investment funds, cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, and ancillary businesses in commercial transactions and general...
August 24, 2022 Media Coverage
Farella Braun's Doug Dexter on New ABA Role
Law360 Pulse
Doug Dexter was recently elected chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Labor and Employment Law Section. He spoke to Law360 about his plans for the role, issues affecting labor and employment lawyers, and his advice for how younger attorneys...
August 22, 2022 Announcement
Karen Kimmey Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that Partner Karen Kimmey has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). Karen litigates a wide variety of commercial disputes, with particular...
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July 28, 2022 Announcement
Farella Represents Miller Family on Sale of The Silverado Vineyards
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel advised the Miller family on the sale of Napa Valley luxury wine producer The Silverado Vineyards to Foley Family Wines. The sale included a 73,000-square-foot winery and 300 acres of vineyards...
July 26, 2022 Media Coverage
What's Working For Mid-Law In Effort To Improve Diversity
Law360
Farella Partner and Chief Talent and Inclusion Officer Sarah Good was quoted in Law360 's article "What's Working For Mid-Law In Effort To Improve Diversity." In the article, she said "It's a marathon, not a sprint. I think what we're...
July 25, 2022 Announcement
Welcome to EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource
Farella Braun + Martel's Exempt Organization Group is pleased to announce the launch of our podcast  EO Radio Show -   Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . Hosted by Exempt Organization Partner Cynthia Rowland , the podcast is a modern-day...
June 21, 2022 Media Coverage
As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened Risks
Corporate Counsel
Aviva Gilbert, Farella partner and co-chair of the firm's White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Corporate Investigations Group, was quoted in the Corporate Counsel article "As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened Risks." In the article, she said...
June 20, 2022 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Ranked in Legal 500 United States 2022
The Legal 500 United States  2022 guide has recognized Farella Braun + Martel among the leading firms in the Cannabis, Construction, and Land Use/Zoning sections. Land use partner Steven Vettel is named to the Land Use/Zoning section’s Hall of Fame...
June 17, 2022 Media Coverage
Law Firms Are Trading Dead Space for New Digs
The Recorder
Farella Managing Partner Brian Donnelly spoke to The Recorder for the article " Law Firms Are Trading Dead Space for New Digs."  In the article, Brian said, “This was a chance to look at, ‘Are we in the right space for...
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June 7, 2022 Announcement
Julie Treppa Elected Fellow of American College of Tax Counsel
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that Partner Julie Treppa has been elected a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC), the preeminent professional association of tax attorneys. Julie was one...
May 26, 2022 Announcement
ACTL's First Diversity in the Trial Bar Program
The AmLaw Litigation Daily
Farella’s Doug Young, a fellow and past president of the American College of Trial Lawyers, participated in ACTL’s first Diversity in the Trial Bar program bringing together its fellows and 50 participants — women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ lawyers &mdash...
April 21, 2022 Media Coverage
LinkedIn Loses Data Appeal
CDR Magazine
Erik Olson was quoted in the article "LinkedIn Loses Data Appeal" in CDR Magazine . In the article, Erik said: We are pleased to see that the Ninth Circuit has again affirmed, in light of the Supreme Court’s decision...
April 20, 2022
2022 Cannabis Insurance Market Update
PropertyCasualty360
Tyler Gerking was quoted in  PropertyCasualty360 's article "2022 Cannabis Insurance Market Update."  Read the full article here (subscription required). Watch the webinar "Cyber Insurance for the Cannabis Industry" here .
March 30, 2022 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Expands Employment Practice
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel announces the addition of associates Jeffrey Briggs and JaeWook "Jerry" Lee to its growing employment law practice. Farella continues to invest in its employment practice to meet the growing demand of...

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Employee Data under the CCPA: Expiration of Employer Exemptions Requires Compliance as of January 1, 2023

Since the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) was passed in 2018, employers have been watching carefully to see how the law will apply to data collected and maintained about their employees. Up until now, ...

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Basics of Impact Investing: A Conversation About Investment Policies and Evaluation Metrics For ESG Investors

Welcome to EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . In this episode, we address the fiduciary duty of a nonprofit board when setting its investment policies and how to think about impact...

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California AG Signals Enforcement of the Global Privacy Control Under the CCPA

As companies prepare for the provisions of the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) to come into effect in January 2023, California Office of Attorney General (“OAG”) has signaled that companies should not wait to...

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Lawyers on the Fast Track: Aviva Gilbert and Janice Reicher

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Charitable Contribution Substantiation Requirements and a Conversation About Art Appraisals With Sarah Vandeweerdt From Christie’s

Welcome to EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . In this episode, Cynthia Rowland will cover some federal Internal Revenue Code rules that charitable organizations and their donors need to know in order...

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New Law Will Expand Pay Transparency Requirements in California

Holly Sutton and Hillary Marks spoke to The Recorder about California's pay transparency act, SB 1162, for the article "New Law Will Expand Pay Transparency Requirements in California." Read the article here  (subscription required...

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William Keane Elected Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers

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Exploring the Market Competition Ecosystem: Lessons Learned and Next Steps

Christopher Wheeler   is a speaker at Alliance for Health Policy's webinar "Exploring the Market Competition Ecosystem: Lessons Learned and Next Steps."  To register for the webinar, please click  here .

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Caught in the Crossfire: War Exclusion and Commercial Policyholders

Tyler Gerking and Patrick Loi will discuss "Caught in the Crossfire: War Exclusion and Commercial Policyholders" to the ACC Bay Area Chapter on October 12.  The “war” exclusion in cyber insurance policies has received...

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2022 Wildlife & Permitting Symposium

David Lazerwitz will present at the Burns & McDonnell "2022 Wildlife & Permitting Symposium."

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