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Fifteen Farella Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

August 11, 2010 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO (August 11, 2010):  Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce that 15 of its attorneys have been named to the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

The Farella Braun + Martel attorneys on the 2011 Best Lawyers list are:

George T. Argyris - Trusts and Estates

Deborah S. Ballati - Construction Law

Jerome I. Braun - Appellate Law

James A. Bruen - Environmental Law; Mass Tort Litigation

John L. Cooper - Commercial Litigation

Hank Evans - Banking Law

Frank E. Farella - Corporate Law

William R. Friedrich - Insurance Law

Dean M. Gloster - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Alan E. Harris - Construction Law

Robert L. Hines - Environmental Law

Chris Locke - Environmental Law

Charles M. Sink - Construction Law

Steven Vettel - Land Use & Zoning Law

Douglas R. Young - Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation;
White-Collar Criminal Defense

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey.  For the new U.S. edition more than 3.1 million votes were cast by leading attorneys on the legal abilities of other lawyers in the same and related specialties.  Because Best Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.  Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. Farella Braun + Martel 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. Farella Braun + Martel is a green business. http://www.fbm.com/

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415 954-4433
[email protected]

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