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Jessica Nall Named Among Law360’s Rising Stars

July 17, 2017 Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2017 – Farella Braun + Martel LLP congratulates partner Jessica Nall on her selection to Law360’s Rising Stars for 2017. The list honors attorneys under 40 nationwide whose legal accomplishments transcend their age.

Law360 reviewed 1,200 submissions for the Rising Star distinction and selected156 attorneys based on their career accomplishments in their respective practice areas.

Nall is a powerful advocate for her clients – who are often able to avoid criminal and regulatory penalties due in part to her legal prowess. In the course of her career, Nall has developed a highly effective practice as lead investigator in internal corporate investigations covering a variety of issues in a broad range of contexts and industries. Nall has also racked up significant successes representing prominent senior-level executives and companies facing high-stakes internal investigations, SEC investigations and enforcement actions, and Department of Justice criminal investigations. She is presently defending executives and employees in investigations into alleged conduct at some of the world’s most well-known companies, including Yahoo!, Hitachi, and Theranos. She recently represented one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges in a cutting-edge crypto currency litigation in federal court in the Northern District. Nall serves as the chair of Farella’s White Collar Crime and Internal Corporate Investigations practice.

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 LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]
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