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Farella Represents Miller Family on Sale of The Silverado Vineyards

July 28, 2022 Announcement

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel advised the Miller family on the sale of Napa Valley luxury wine producer The Silverado Vineyards to Foley Family Wines. The sale included a 73,000-square-foot winery and 300 acres of vineyards across Napa’s Stags Leap District, Coombsville, and Yountville wine regions.

Read more about the sale here.

The multidisciplinary wine industry Farella deal team was led by Karen Yuen with assistance from Katherine Philippakis, Greg LeSaint, Kevin Marshack, and paralegals Shannon Sullivan and Shan Shan Li.  Brent Saldaña and Ricky Young handled real estate matters with assistance from land use planner Rick Tooker and analyst Rachel Lenihan. Philip Peters and Jeff Hamilton handled Hart-Scott-Rodino Act analysis, Said Kordestani provided tax advice, Holly Sutton advised on employment issues, and Nate Garhart advised on intellectual property issues. Private client partners Cynthia Rowland and Tony Vecino provided guidance to the family on the deal.

Celebrating our 60th anniversary, 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 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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