Katherine Philippakis Named One of the Daily Journal’s Top Women Lawyers in California
SAN FRANCISCO/ST. HELENA, May 14, 2015 – Farella Braun + Martel LLP Partner Katherine Philippakis was selected by the Daily Journal as one of 2015’s “Top Women Lawyers.” The annual list recognizes 100 leading women lawyers in California.
Philippakis, who chairs Farella’s premier Wine Industry Practice Group, provides real estate, corporate and land use advice to some of California’s most exclusive wineries. Based in Farella’s Napa Valley office, Philippakis is a sought-after deal lawyer for the acquisition and disposition of luxury winery and vineyard properties, as well as assisting wine industry companies with the development of their properties and the operation of their businesses. Her unique breadth of experience makes her services invaluable to the industry. In addition to her wine industry practice, she maintains a general land use and real estate practice, advising clients on renewable energy, hospitality and luxury residential projects.
Philippakis was named to the Daily Journal’s list of the “Top 25 Women Corporate and Transactional Lawyers” in California in 2011. In 2012, she received a Women in Business Award from the North Bay Business Journal.
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
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