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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named to 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

July 8, 2020 Announcement

Forty-one Farella Braun + Martel attorneys across practice areas were named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists of top attorneys in Northern California for 2020.

Farella attorneys named among 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers:

  • George Argyris – Estate Planning & Probate
  • James Bruen – Environmental Litigation
  • Fred Caspersen – Estate Planning & Probate
  • James Colopy – Environmental
  • John Cooper – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Doug Dexter – Employment
  • Jeffrey Fisher – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Tyler Gerking – Insurance Recovery
  • Lara Gilman – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Sarah Good – Securities Litigation
  • Neil Goteiner, Business Litigation
  • Robert Hines – Environmental
  • Gary Kaplan – Bankruptcy: Business
  • William Keane – White Collar Crime Defense
  • Karen Kimmey – Business Litigation
  • David Lazerwitz – Energy & Resources
  • Chris Locke – Environmental Litigation
  • Mary McCutcheon – Insurance Recovery
  • James Morando – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Mark Petersen – Business Litigation
  • Anthony Ratner – Real Estate
  • Cynthia Rowland – Nonprofit Organizations
  • Charles Sink – Construction Litigation
  • Stephanie Skaff – Business Litigation
  • Donald Sobelman – Environmental Litigation
  • Jeffrey Sykes – Construction Litigation
  • Rod Thompson – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Richard Van Duzer – Construction Litigation
  • Anthony Vecino – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Steven Vettel – Land Use/Zoning
  • Erica Villanueva – Insurance Recovery
  • Brandon Wisoff – Business Litigation
  • Douglas Young – White Collar Crime Defense

Farella attorneys named among 2020 Northern California Rising Stars:

  • Carly Alameda – Business Litigation
  • Nathan Anderson – Business Litigation
  • Ashley Breakfield – Real Estate
  • Elizabeth Dorsi – Business Litigation
  • Katherine Fowler – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Erin Fraser - Tax
  • Lysondra Ludwig – Business Transactions
  • Kelly Matayoshi – Business Litigation

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