Insights
Firm News

Farella Braun + Martel’s Chris Locke Honored by Legal Aid of Marin

May 15, 2013 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2013 – Farella Braun + Martel Environmental Law Partner Christopher Locke will be honored as an inductee into the Legal Aid of Marin’s (LAM) Marin Justice League at its 55th Anniversary Gala on May 31.

 

The Marin Justice League was created to honor and celebrate  donors, volunteers and staff of LAM for defending the rights of its clients and advocating on behalf of all that seek justice. Locke’s induction honors his 25 years of service to LAM, where he has served as a volunteer attorney and as a member and past president of the board of directors.

 

LAM says of Locke, “When it comes to helping the community, Chris Locke does not know how to say no. Over the past 25 years, he has shown this time and again through his remarkable wisdom as both a volunteer attorney and as a LAM Board Member (and past Board President). LAM would not be what it is today without Chris Locke.”

 

At Farella, Locke’s environmental law and litigation practice includes assisting clients with complex project development strategies, CEQA/land use and related entitlement proceedings, air quality/climate change, water quality and hazardous waste issues, cost recovery litigation, and defense of federal and state enforcement actions, private attorneys general actions and citizen suits. A former federal prosecutor, Locke's practice includes grand jury representation and defense of criminal enforcement actions. Locke is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading California lawyer in environmental law, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America.

 

Legal Aid of Marin provides access to the civil justice system to low-income, vulnerable and otherwise underserved residents of Marin County. Its 55th Anniversary Gala will be held on May 31 at the Mill Valley Community Center. www.LegalAidMarin.org.

 

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes 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, Farella 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]

 

Firm Highlights

Publication

New Statewide Winery Order: What Wineries Need to Know

Buzz Hines and John Ugai, along with guest speakers, Timothy Simpson and Mehran Ebrahimi from GSI Environmental Inc, discuss "New Statewide Winery Order: What Wineries Need to Know." The new statewide General Waste Discharge...

Read More
News

Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys, Practices

Farella Braun + Martel announces that Chambers USA has recognized 13 lawyers and 6 practice areas in the legal directory’s 2021 edition. Individual Rankings: Tyler Gerking – Insurance: Policyholders Jeffrey Hamilton – Cannabis Law...

Read More
Publication

Marine Plastic Pollution: How Global Extended Producer Responsibility Can Help

Nearly nine million tons of plastic waste flow into our oceans each year, arriving in many ways—ranging from polluted rivers and waterways to the wastewater from our washing machines. Once in the ocean, this pervasive...

Read More
Event

Natural Resource Damages Conference

Sarah Bell is a program co-chair of Law Seminars International's 14th Annual Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages Santa Fe.   Sarah and James Colopy are speakers at the August 12 session "Sources of...

Read More
News

Farella Lawyers Recognized by Lawdragon as Leading U.S. Environmental & Energy Lawyers

Partners James Colopy and Robert Hines and Of Counsel James Bruen were selected by  Lawdragon  for inclusion in its inaugural “500 Leading U.S. Environmental & Energy Lawyers” list recognizing lawyers who are shaping the future...

Read More
Publication

New Proposition 65 Warning Requirements for Cannabis and Hemp-Derived Products

Donald Sobelman and Wendy Hernandez discuss "New Proposition 65 Warning Requirements for Cannabis and Hemp-Derived Products." Proposition 65 requires “clear and reasonable” warnings in California for products containing chemicals on the State’s list of...

Read More