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Farella Braun + Martel’s Mark Petersen Named President of Meals on Wheels San Francisco Board of Directors

July 16, 2019 Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2019: Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce that Partner Mark D. Petersen was named president of the Meals on Wheels San Francisco Board of Directors for a one-year term beginning July 1. He previously served as vice president and has been a member of the board since 2015.

Meals on Wheels San Francisco provides seniors residing in the city with nutritious meals, professional social work services including wellness checks, and a friendly visitor. In 2018, staff and volunteers delivered 2.1 million meals to 4,700 seniors and adults with disabilities.

At Farella, Petersen has a broad-based litigation and mediation practice emphasizing energy and construction issues, consumer fraud claims, entertainment law, and general business litigation. He brings substantial trial experience to his work and has settled nearly 500 cases as a mediator. Petersen is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Arbitration, and he has been named to Northern California Super Lawyers since 2008.

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 offices in the Napa Valley that are focused on the wine industry.

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

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