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41 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

August 15, 2017 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO/ST. HELENA, August 15, 2017: Forty-one Farella Braun + Martel LLP attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 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
  • Daniel E. Cohn: Corporate Law
  • James H. Colopy: Litigation–Environmental
  • John L. Cooper: Commercial Litigation; Litigation–Antitrust; Litigation–Intellectual Property; Litigation–Patent
  • Dennis M. Cusack: Insurance Law
  • Adam C. Dawson: Construction Law
  • Doug Dexter: Litigation–Labor and Employment
  • Ilene Dick: Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Sandra A. Edwards: Product Liability Litigation–Defendants
  • Hank Evans: Banking and Finance Law
  • Frank E. Farella: Corporate Law
  • William R. Friedrich: Insurance Law
  • Tyler C. Gerking: Insurance Law
  • Lara N. Gilman: Trusts and Estates
  • Dean M. Gloster: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Neil A. Goteiner: Commercial Litigation
  • John D. Green: Insurance Law
  • Alan E. Harris: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction
  • Robert L. Hines: Environmental Law
  • William P. Keane: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • 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
  • Katherine Philippakis: Real Estate Law
  • Anthony D. Ratner: Real Estate 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; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Litigation–Antitrust; Litigation–Securities  

Of Counsel Charles Sink earned the “Lawyer of the Year” Award in San Francisco for Construction Law.

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 complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions to today’s business challenges, 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, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry.

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