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Sarah Good Appointed to California State Bar's Ad Hoc Commission on the Discipline System

January 26, 2021 Announcement

The California State Bar Board of Trustees has appointed Farella Braun + Martel Partner Sarah A. Good to its new Ad Hoc Commission on the Discipline System. The 21-member commission is charged with taking a comprehensive look at California’s attorney discipline system and recommending ways to improve it. The commission will review the numerous reforms recently implemented by the Office of Chief Trial Counsel to reduce racial disparities and improve the discipline system’s effectiveness. After identifying focus areas within the discipline system’s processes and policies, the commission will evaluate those focus areas and will then recommend additional or revised reforms.

Read more about the Ad Hoc Commission on the Discipline System, here.

Sarah represents companies and their directors and officers on complex business, consumer and securities litigation, white-collar defense, corporate governance, and internal investigations. She has been named to Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Securities (2014-2021), Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Women Lawyers in California” (2013), and BTI Client Service All-Star Attorney (2017). In addition to her law practice, Sarah has been involved in expanding access to the legal profession as well as social justice pro bono work throughout her career. She provides strategic leadership and innovation concerning talent learning and development and the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Farella and in the legal community. Farella was recently recognized as the Highly Commended firm in the Inclusive Firm of the Year USA category at the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: North America 2020. Sarah also serves on the California State Bar’s 10-member Council on Access and Fairness.

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 offices in the Napa Valley that are focused on the wine industry.

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