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Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Lawyers and Practice Areas

May 3, 2018 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 3, 2018): Farella Braun + Martel LLP announces that Chambers USA has recognized 10 lawyers and five practice areas in the legal directory’s 2018 edition.

Practice Area Recognition:
Construction – Nationwide and California
Environment – California
Insurance: Policyholders – California
Intellectual Property – California
Litigation: General Commercial – California

Individual Recognition:
James Bruen – Environment
William Friedrich – Insurance: Policyholders
Tyler Gerking – Insurance: Policyholders
Robert Hines – Environment
David Lazerwitz – Environment
Chris Locke – Environment
Mary McCutcheon – Insurance: Policyholders
Jeffrey Sykes –  Construction
Steven Vettel – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Douglas Young – Litigation: General Commercial and White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

The Chambers guides are the culmination of thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients carried out by the largest research team of its kind.

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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