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Farella Braun + Martel’s Stephanie Skaff Honored Among San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Business

May 5, 2014 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2014: Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Partner Stephanie P. Skaff was selected as one the San Francisco Business Times’ “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business.” This honor recognizes outstanding women professionals who make a difference in their companies, industries and communities.

Skaff is chair of Farella’s Intellectual Property Litigation Department. In her practice she represents companies and individuals in complex disputes involving intellectual property, technology, privacy and licensing issues. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/U). Skaff is the 2014 president of the Bar Association of San Francisco. She is a founding member of the Resource Board of the National Association of Women Judges and a former barrister and associate in the Edward J. McFetridge Inn of Court and co-chair of the Northern District of California Lawyer Representatives Committee. Skaff has received many awards for her achievements and contributions to the legal industry. She was recognized by The Recorder as one of 2013’s 50 “Women Leaders in Tech Law” in California and 2012’s “Women Leaders in Law” in California. In 2006, she was chosen by the Daily Journal as one of California’s “Top 20 Lawyers Under 40” and she has been repeatedly listed among Northern California Super Lawyers. Skaff earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Order of the Coif, (1995).

Award recipients are featured in the May 2 edition of the San Francisco Business Times and will be honored at a gala awards dinner on June 12 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.  Click here for the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” 2014.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and complex 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
415.954.4433
[email protected]

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