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Farella Braun + Martel Ranked Among 2016 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

November 3, 2015 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, November 3, 2015: Farella Braun + Martel LLP has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Several Farella practices were recognized both nationally and regionally.

According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Tier 1

  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Tier 2

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Securities

Tier 3

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Patent

Metropolitan Rankings – San Francisco

Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Trust & Estates Law

Tier 2

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Tier 3

  • Corporate Law

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Thirty Farella lawyers are listed in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Click here to view the list.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella 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. Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

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

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