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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Listed As Northern California Super Lawyers

July 28, 2009 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO (July 28, 2009) - Farella Braun + Martel LLP announces that 24 attorneys from diverse practice areas were selected for inclusion in the 2009 Northern California Super Lawyers list published by Law & Politics. 

Three Farella Braun + Martel attorneys received special recognition. Deborah Ballati and Mary McCutcheon were recognized as Top 50 Women Super Lawyers and Douglas Young was included in the Top 100 Super Lawyers list.

Farella Braun + Martel 2009 Northern California Super Lawyers:

George Argyris - Family Wealth

Deborah Ballati - Construction and Insurance Coverage

Jerome Braun - Appellate

James Bruen - Environmental

Fred Caspersen - Family Wealth

John Cooper - Intellectual Property Litigation

Doug Dexter - Employment

Hank Evans - Business Transactions

William Friedrich - Insurance Coverage

Alan Harris - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Robert Holtzapple - Intellectual Property Litigation

William Keane - White Collar Crime

Andrew Leibnitz - Intellectual Property Litigation

Steven Lowenthal - Business Litigation

John Martel - Business Litigation

Mary McCutcheon - Insurance Coverage

James Morando - Intellectual Property Litigation

Kate Ohlandt - Family Wealth

Mark Petersen - Business Litigation

Richard Shapiro- Real Estate

Charles Sink - Construction

Stephanie Skaff - Intellectual Property Litigation

Brandon Wisoff - Business Litigation

Doug Young - White Collar Crime

In addition, this year's Northern California Rising Stars include Karen Kimmey, Jessica Nall,
Tony Schoenberg and Carl Switzer.

The list of Super Lawyers is compiled by Law & Politics through peer nomination and research. Approximately 5% of the Northern California Bar received the distinction. The results were also published in the August issue of San Francisco Magazine and Northern California Super Lawyers

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation.  Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. Farella Braun + Martel 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. Farella Braun + Martel is a green business. http://www.fbm.com/

Press Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433

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