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

November 2, 2016 Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, November 2, 2016: Farella Braun + Martel LLP has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Several Farella practices were recognized both nationally and regionally.

According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, firms included in the 2017 “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.

National Rankings
Tier 1
Appellate Practice
Land Use & Zoning Law
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Tier 2

Commercial Litigation

Environmental Law

Insurance Law

Litigation – Antitrust

Litigation – Construction

Litigation – Environmental

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

Land Use & Zoning 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

Energy Law

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Non-Profit / Charities Law

Real Estate Law

Tax Law

Tier 3

Corporate Law

Litigation – Patent

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-two Farella lawyers are listed in the 2017 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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