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Farella Braun + Martel’s Daniel Cohn Named Chairman of Hospice by the Bay Board of Directors

August 28, 2018 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2018: Farella Braun + Martel LLP Business Transactions Partner Daniel E. Cohn was named chairman of the Hospice by the Bay Board of Directors. He also serves as chair of the Executive Committee and is a member of the Finance and Governance Committees. Cohn joined the board of directors in 2012. 

The Larkspur, California-based non-profit Hospice by the Bay is the second-oldest hospice in the nation and the first in California

At Farella, Cohn maintains a diverse practice in corporate, wine, employment and intellectual property law. He advises private clients in family business succession matters and with both structuring closely held corporations and negotiating and documenting shareholder buyouts in closely held corporations. He represents investors and wine businesses in mergers and acquisitions, grape purchase contracts, vineyard leases and other transactions. Cohn is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Corporate Law. He earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School.

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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