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Farella Braun + Martel Practices and Lawyers Receive Top Rankings in Chambers USA

June 18, 2007 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 18, 2007):  Farella Braun + Martel LLP received top rankings in the 2007 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business.  The firm was recognized as one of the leading law firms nationally in Food & Beverages (Alcohol) and in California in the areas of Construction, Environment, Insurance Coverage, Intellectual Property and Litigation.

Chambers USA ranks both law firms and attorneys.  For the U.S. directory, more than 14,000 in-depth interviews were conducted with clients and private-practice attorneys.  Law firms and individual attorneys are ranked in bands from 1 - 6, with 1 being the best.  Qualities on which the rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

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Farella Braun + Martel's 2007 Chambers USA rankings:

National:

Food & Beverages: Alcohol (Firm Band 1)

Susan C. Cagann (Band 1)

California:

Construction (Firm Band 2)

Deborah Ballati (Band 1)
Alan Harris (Band 1)
Charles Sink  (Band 1)
Carl Switzer (Associate to Watch)

Environmental (Firm Band 2)

James Bruen (Band 1)
Deborah J. Schmall (Band 2)

Insurance: Policy Holder (Firm Band 4)

Mary E. McCutcheon (Band 4)
William R. Friedrich (Band 4)

Intellectual Property: Patent

John L. Cooper (Band 4)

Litigation (Firm Band 3)

Douglas R. Young (Band 2)

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Firm Band 2)

Douglas R. Young (Band 1)

Since its founding in 1962, Farella Braun + Martel has achieved a national reputation for the acumen of its business practice, the high profile cases of its complex commercial litigation practice and its prestigious client base. The San Francisco-based firm serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses. The firm also has an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry and related businesses.  Farella Braun + Martel is a Green Business.

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Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433

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