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Farella Braun + Martel Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal 2018

August 30, 2018 Accolades

Nine Farella Braun + Martel lawyers have been recommended by Who’s Who Legal 2018 as leading practitioners in their fields.  

  • James Bruen – Environment; Thought Leaders Global Elite
  • James Colopy – Environment
  • Alan Harris – Construction, Thought Leaders – Construction; Mediation
  • Robert Hines – Environment
  • David Lazerwitz – Environment
  • Chris Locke – Environment
  • Mary McCutcheon – Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Charles Sink – Construction, Thought Leaders – Construction
  • Skip Spaulding - Environment

 Who's Who Legal identifies the leading legal practitioners in 34 practice areas of business law from over 150 national jurisdictions. Selection into the publication is based on a rigorous and independent research process and only those receiving the highest number of recommendations from peers and clients are listed in the publications. It is not possible to buy entry into the publications. Who’s Who Legal is published by Law Business Research Ltd.

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