Doug Young Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America
SAN FRANCISCO (March 18, 2014): Farella Braun + Martel LLP Partner Douglas R. Young has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).
The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation.
Young is a nationally recognized trial lawyer whose diverse practice encompasses trials and appeals in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. His areas of focus include white collar defense and parallel civil and regulatory proceedings, intellectual property, securities, unfair competition and antitrust, including significant class action work. Young has served as a federal court Special Master in both complex civil cases and in multi-defendant criminal cases and, for 18 years, served by court appointment on the Federal Criminal Justice Act trial panel for the Northern District of California.
Young has earned distinction or held leadership positions with some of the most highly regarded legal organizations in the country. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, the Academy of Court Appointed Masters, the National Trial Lawyers, and a Patron Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. A Master of the McFetridge American Inn of Court, Young is also a member of the American Law Institute and the American Judicature Society. He has served as president of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Northern California Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Young served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.
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. www.fbm.com
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