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Farella Braun + Martel Elevates Jessica Nall To Partner

January 27, 2009 Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2009 - Farella Braun + Martel has elevated Jessica K. Nall to partner.

"We are pleased to welcome Jessica into the partnership," said Steve Lowenthal, firm chair.  "Jessica exemplifies Farella's blend of exceptional lawyering, creativity and dedication to client service.  We expect her to be an integral part of the firm's future."

Formerly an associate, Nall is a member of Farella Braun + Martel's White Collar Crime and Business Litigation practice groups.  She represents individual executives and companies facing SEC enforcement actions, Department of Justice investigations and prosecutions, and related civil actions.  She also has significant experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in civil matters in federal and state courts, as well as in private dispute resolution, including real estate litigation, insurance coverage, general business litigation and probate, trusts and estates disputes.

Nall received her J.D. from Harvard Law School (2001) and her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley (1998).  She was a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Joseph Tauro for the United States District Court of the District of Massachusetts.  Nall serves as co-chair of Farella Braun + Martel's Women's Initiative Steering Committee and on the Board of Directors for Women Defenders. 

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 Contacts:

Melinda Hepp / Traci Stuart
Blattel Communications
415.397.4811
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Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433
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