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32 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named to 2017 The Best Lawyers in America©; Three Earn Lawyer of the Year Honors

August 15, 2016 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, August 15, 2016: Thirty-two Farella Braun + Martel LLP attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. Three Farella attorneys have earned Lawyer of the Year honors in their practice areas in the San Francisco metropolitan area. Only one lawyer in each specialty in a designated metropolitan area is selected for this prestigious honor.

Best Lawyers© 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" in San Francisco awards:

Deborah S. Ballati:  Litigation-Construction
Hank D. Evans:  Banking and Finance Law
Jeffrey A. Sykes: Construction Law

Farella attorneys featured in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© :

George T. Argyris: Trusts and Estates
Deborah S. Ballati: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction
Jerome I. Braun: Appellate Law
James A. Bruen: Environmental Law; Litigation–Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action–Defendants; Natural Resources Law
Fred Caspersen: Trusts and Estates
John L. Cooper: Commercial Litigation; Litigation–Antitrust; Litigation–Intellectual Property Litigation–Patent
Dennis M. Cusack: Insurance Law
Adam C. Dawson: Construction Law
Ilene Dick: Land Use and Zoning Law
Hank Evans: Banking and Finance Law
Frank E. Farella: Corporate Law
William R. Friedrich: Insurance Law
Dean M. Gloster: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Neil A. Goteiner: Commercial Litigation
Alan E. Harris: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction
Robert L. Hines: Environmental Law
William P. Keane: White Collar Criminal Defense
David J. Lazerwitz: Energy Law, Environmental Law; Natural Resources Law
Chris Locke: Environmental Law; Litigation–Environmental
Thomas B. Mayhew: Commercial Litigation
Mary E. McCutcheon: Insurance Law
Cynthia R. Rowland: Non-Profit/Charities Law; Tax Law
William J. Schlinkert – Tax Law
Richard M. Shapiro: Real Estate Law
Charles M. Sink: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction
Jeffrey A. Sykes: Construction Law
Roderick M. Thompson: Litigation-Intellectual Property
Richard Van Duzer: Litigation–Construction
Anthony P. Vecino – Trusts and Estates
Steven L. Vettel: Land Use and Zoning Law
Brandon Wisoff: Commercial Litigation
Douglas R. Young: Appellate Practice; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation–Antitrust; Litigation–Securities; White Collar Criminal Defense

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® is based on an annual peer-review evaluation.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella 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. Founded in 1962, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]
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