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Chandra Russell Joins Farella’s Business Litigation Group

February 3, 2014 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2014: Farella Braun + Martel LLP adds Chandra S. Russell as an associate to its Business Litigation Group.

Russell has represented individuals and corporations in complex litigation matters, mediation and trial in both state and federal courts, including high-profile contractual, intellectual property, product liability and white collar criminal matters. She has also maintained an active pro bono practice, assisting with employment issues and civil rights violations. Russell’s previous experience includes serving as an extern in the U.S. Attorney’s Office Securities Fraud Unit for the Northern District of California and as a judicial extern in the Pro Se Department of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Russell earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (2010), where she was a member of the California Law Review and Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law, and her B.A., cum laude, from Princeton University (2005).

Russell joins the firm from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, 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, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry.

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