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Farella Braun + Martel Named One of the 2012 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area

April 25, 2012 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO (April 25, 2012):  Farella Braun + Martel LLP was named one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Bay Area for the eighth consecutive year by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal

 

“We are proud of this long standing recognition that Farella Braun + Martel is a great place to work,” said firm chairman, Steve Lowenthal. “Through the adoption of creative and innovative programs for attorneys and staff, Farella has strived to create a rewarding work environment fused with a collegial culture.”

 

The list honors 125 companies operating in 12 counties around the greater Bay Area. Employees were surveyed at 250 companies by an independent research agency evaluating their satisfaction with their workplaces, including how happy they were with their work culture, management practices, benefits and overall compensation.

 

Of note this year, Farella is celebrating its 50th Anniversary and has dedicated its year-long celebration to community service. On February 1, the firm announced the Farella Braun + Martel 50th Anniversary Gifts, $500,000 in direct gifts to community-based organizations, and its 50 Hour Challenge, which challenges all firm attorneys, managers and staff to volunteer at least 50 hours of service to community organizations of their choice in 2012.

 

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. www.fbm.com

 

Contacts:

 

Cheryl Loof

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

415.954.4433 / [email protected]

 

Melinda Hepp / Traci Stuart                 

Blattel Communications                             

415.397.4811                                              

[email protected] / [email protected]

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