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Farella Recognized Among the Leading Environmental Practices in the San Francisco Bay Area by The Recorder

April 9, 2012 Accolades

Farella Braun + Martel’s Environmental Law Department was recognized by The Recorder in its go-to list of 10 “Leading Environmental Practices” in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Recorder’s “Leading Environmental Practices”

Farella’s Environmental Law Department has a diverse skill set in complex environmental law and product stewardship, including litigation and counseling. It is respected as “having some of the best solution lawyers for significant issues,” and is recognized as a leading practice by Chambers USA, U.S. News and Best Lawyers in America.

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

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