Insights
Firm News

Douglas Young Named President-Elect of the American College of Trial Lawyers

October 15, 2018 Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 15, 2018: Farella Braun + Martel announces that Senior Litigation Partner Douglas R. Young was elected President-Elect of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) at its Annual Meeting in New Orleans. He most recently served as its Treasurer.

Young, who is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and other invitation-only organizations, is a courtroom veteran and boardroom advisor who handles sensitive cases with complicated facts. His matters cover multiple subject areas, including 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 and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a recipient of the ABA’s Pro Bono Publico Award.

Founded in 1950, ACTL is recognized as the preeminent organization of trial lawyers in North America. The College is dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice.

In addition to Young, Farella ACTL Fellows include Jerome Braun, John Martel, John Cooper and William Keane.

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]
Follow us on Twitter: @FarellaBraun

Firm Highlights

News

40 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named to 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2019: Forty Farella Braun + Martel attorneys across practice areas were named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists of top attorneys in Northern California for 2019. Farella attorneys...

Read More
News

Kelly Matayoshi Installed as President of UC Hastings College of the Law Alumni Association Board of Governors

Read More
News

Carly Alameda and Eugene Mar Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hotlist 2019

Farella Braun + Martel partners  Carly O. Alameda and Eugene Y. Mar have been named to Benchmark Litigation ’s “ 40 & Under Hotlist” for 2019. The list honors partners 40 or younger who...

Read More
News

Ninth Circuit Upholds Data Miner's Injunction Against LinkedIn

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit sided with data analytics company hiQ Labs, Inc. and upheld an injunction barring LinkedIn from blocking it from accessing information made publicly available by the professional networking site’s users...

Read More
News

Major Victory for hiQ Labs, 9th Circuit Upholds Right to Access Publicly Available LinkedIn Data

In a blockbuster ruling, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed startup hiQ Labs, Inc.’s preliminary injunction (PI) against LinkedIn granted by Judge Edward Chen of the United States District Court for the Northern...

Read More
Event

Litigating Civil and Criminal Trade Secret Cases: Trends, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

Trade secret litigation is on the rise, both civil litigation and follow-on criminal prosecution for trade secret theft. Companies are grappling with how to protect their valuable information and minimize risk in their technological...

Read More
News

Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

Read More
News

Farella Adds Technology Industry Group Depth

Read More
Publication

3 Trends in Criminal Trade Secret Prosecution

Criminal trade secret prosecutions are on the rise nationwide and in the Northern District of California, especially cases relating to alleged theft by Chinese nationals and entities. According to a 2017 report by the...

Read More
Publication

Facebook Suspends Apps That Scrape Data From Its Platform Following Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Read More