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

November 1, 2018 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, November 1, 2018: Farella Braun + Martel LLP has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers®, “Firms included in the 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.”

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
  • Natural Resources Law

Tier 3

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Rankings
San Francisco
Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trust & Estates Law

Tier 2

  • Litigation - Patent

Tier 3

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Santa Rosa

  • Real Estate Law

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Forty-four Farella lawyers are listed in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Click here to view the list.

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients like our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. The attorneys in each practice group work cohesively in interdisciplinary teams to advance the clients’ objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, we are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry.  

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