Best Lawyers Recognizes 14 from Farella Braun + Martel in 2010 Edition

September 3, 2009 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO (September 3, 2009):  Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce that fourteen of its lawyers have been named to the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The firm is also ranked number one in California in Construction Law, and ranked number one in the city of San Francisco, CA, in the areas of Appellate Law and Construction Law.

The Farella Braun + Martel lawyers recognized include:

George T. Argyris - Trusts and Estates

Deborah S. Ballati - Construction Law

Jerome I. Braun - Appellate Law

James A. Bruen - Environmental Law; Mass Tort Litigation

John L. Cooper - Commercial Litigation

Hank Evans - Banking Law

Frank E. Farella - Corporate Law

William R. Friedrich - Insurance Law

Dean M. Gloster - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Alan E. Harris - Construction Law

Robert L. Hines - Environmental Law

Charles M. Sink - Construction Law

Jeffrey A. Sykes - Construction Law

Douglas R. Young - Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; White-Collar Criminal Defense

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey. For the new U.S. edition more than 2.8 million votes were cast by leading attorneys on the legal abilities of other lawyers in the same and related specialties.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. Farella Braun + Martel lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Farella Braun + Martel is a green business.

Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415 954-4433