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44 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO/ST. HELENA, August 15, 2018: Forty-four Farella Braun + Martel LLP attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Two Farella attorneys earned “Lawyer of the Year” awards, which are based on the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice and geographic region. Douglas Young was named the Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation-Securities “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco. Jerome Braun was named the Best Lawyers® 2019 Appellate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco.

Farella lawyers peer-selected to be in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 list include:

  • George T. Argyris: Trusts and Estates
  • 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
  • Jeffrey M. Fisher: Litigation–Patent
  • William R. Friedrich: Insurance Law
  • Tyler C. Gerking: Insurance Law
  • Lara N. Gilman: Trusts and Estates
  • Sarah A. Good: Litigation–Securities
  • 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
  • Mark Petersen: Arbitration
  • 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
  • Gregory B. Shean: Real Estate Law
  • Charles M. Sink: Construction Law; Litigation–Construction
  • Jeffrey A. Sykes: Construction Law
  • Roderick M. Thompson: Litigation-Intellectual Property
  • Julie Treppa: Nonprofit/Charities Law; Tax Law
  • 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

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients like our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. The attorneys in each practice group work cohesively in interdisciplinary teams to advance the clients’ objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, we are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry.  

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