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Farella Braun + Martel Wins Benchmark Litigation 2019 San Francisco Firm of the Year Award

March 15, 2019 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2019: Farella Braun + Martel announces it has been named “San Francisco Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation. Farella Partner Douglas Young accepted the award on behalf of the firm at the U.S. West Coast Awards dinner at the St. Regis in San Francisco on March 14.

Benchmark Litigation focuses exclusively on litigation in the U.S. The nominees were chosen based upon extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists, and their clients between March and November 2018.

In Benchmark Litigation’s 2019 edition, Farella is ranked “Highly Recommended” for litigation in California and ranked in Tier 1 for San Francisco. Young was named to Benchmark’s list of the “Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California.” Additional details on Farella practice areas and lawyers honored by Benchmark Litigation can be found here.

Farella Braun + Martel is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients seek our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry.

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