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Benchmark California 2020 Ranks Farella Among Top Litigation Firms

October 16, 2019 Accolades

Doug Young named among Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California

SAN FRANCISCO, October 16, 2019: Farella Braun + Martel continues to be ranked among the top litigation firms by Benchmark California 2020, a guide to California’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. Farella was ranked “Highly Recommended” in California and earned a Tier 1 San Francisco ranking.

For the second year in a row, Doug Young was named to Benchmark’s list of the Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California.

California litigation practice area recognition includes Securities (Tier 1), Antitrust (Tier 2), and Intellectual Property (Tier 2).

Farella attorneys recognized as litigation stars by Benchmark California include:

  • William Friedrich
  • Tyler Gerking
  • William Keane
  • Thomas Mayhew
  • Jessica Nall
  • Stephanie Skaff
  • Roderick Thompson
  • Douglas Young

In September, Doug Dexter and Holly Sutton were named Labor & Employment Stars in Benchmark Litigation Labor & Employment 2019. In August, Carly Alameda and Eugene Mar were named to the 2019 Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List.

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