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Farella Braun + Martel Construction Practice Top Ranked in the Legal 500 United States for 2010

June 24, 2010 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 24, 2010):  Farella Braun + Martel's Construction practice has been recognized in the 2010 edition of the US Legal 500.  The Legal 500 is an international online referral source for attorneys. 

Nationally within the Legal 500's Construction Litigation section, Farella Braun + Martel's construction practice was noted for having "a strong reputation regionally and a significant presence nationally" with experienced trial lawyers representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals on disputes relating to public, commercial and residential projects.  Noted as recommended were construction practice chair Richard Van Duzer, Adam Dawson, Alan Harris and the "outstanding" Deborah Ballati.

First tier ranked within the Construction: West Coast section, Legal 500 researchers noted that Farella's construction team "is known as ‘first-rate', and praised for its ‘outstanding quality and far-reaching depth.'"  The practice was described as representing public and private owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals throughout the United States and overseas on projects ranging from power plants, hospitals, water and waste treatment facilities, dams, airports and jails to university housing, laboratories and classrooms, commercial, mixed-use and multi-family residential developments.  Noted as "highly regarded" were attorneys Adam Dawson, Deborah Ballati, Scott Douglass and Charles Sink.

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.

Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]