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Farella Braun + Martel Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Legal 500 U.S. Rankings

June 8, 2009 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 8, 2009):  Farella Braun + Martel's Construction and Land Use practices and lawyers have been recognized in the 2009 edition of The US Legal 500.  The Legal 500 is an international online referral source for attorneys. 

The firm's Construction practice was described as "the number one choice for clients in California." It was also noted that the group's "strengths could easily be considered national and international." Construction partner Deborah Ballati was noted for her exemplary "technical knowledge, grasp of issues, creative approach, integrity, success and responsiveness" and described as a "nationally known construction litigator."

Farella's Land Use practice was noted for "handling complex entitlements for controversial projects and related areas, including construction litigation and environmental issues." The team was regarded as "very responsive and knowledgeable."  Land Use partner Steven Vettel was described as a "superb zoning lawyer, extremely knowledgeable, with excellent judgment." Clients said they would recommend Vettel "for dealing with complicated, difficult projects in San Francisco above any other lawyer."

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

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

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