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Benchmark Litigation Honors Farella’s Doug Young With Hall of Fame Award

March 6, 2020 Accolades

Farella Braun + Martel’s Douglas R. Young was honored with Benchmark Litigation’s Hall of Fame award at its annual awards ceremony on March 5th at the St. Regis in San Francisco.

According to Benchmark Litigation, the Hall of Fame award is only given to select attorneys with a long, illustrious career with considerable achievements. They are individuals who have earned unanimous market recognition and praise since Benchmark Litigation’s inception.

Along with Young’s long-standing recognition in Benchmark Litigation, for the past two years he has been named to its list of the Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California.

A courtroom veteran, Young has tried over 35 cases to verdict and has argued over 45 appellate matters. Often hired to handle sensitive cases with complicated facts, his diverse litigation experience includes internal investigations; international antitrust or FCPA claims; intellectual property; securities; white collar criminal defense; and parallel civil, criminal, and regulatory proceedings. Young is a former president of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the McFetridge American Inn of Court, and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Northern California Chapter). He is chair of the Advisory Board of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, and other invitation-only trial and appellate organizations. He is currently serving as president of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Farella Braun + Martel is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients seek our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain offices in the Napa Valley that are focused on the wine industry.

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415 954-4433 / [email protected]

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