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State Bar Business Law Section Appoints Farella Braun + Martel’s Samuel C. Dibble Co-Chair of Corporations Committee

September 30, 2008 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2008 - Farella Braun + Martel LLP Partner Samuel C. Dibble has been appointed co-chair of the Corporations Committee of the State Bar of California Business Law Section.  Dibble practices in the firm's Business Transactions and Securities Groups.

The Corporations Committee provides a forum for addressing issues of interest to California corporate and securities law practitioners.  Dibble assumed the co-chair position, which he will hold for the 2008-09 term, following his induction at the 2008 State Bar Annual Meeting on September 28.

In his practice, Dibble advises clients on a broad array of corporate transactions, including leveraged buy-outs, asset sales and other types of mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, having worked on transactions ranging from bank loans and stock sales to complex issuances of high yield bonds and convertible debt and equity securities. He also advises boards of directors and special committees of public companies in the context of mergers, acquisitions and other significant transactions. Dibble's clients include investment funds, high-net-worth individuals and private and public companies.

Holding the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, Dibble often assists his clients with legal issues involving asset valuation, accounting and investment management. He was previously a financial consultant.

Dibble received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (1998), where he was a John M. Olin Scholar in Law and Economics and Technical Editor of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. He earned his A.B., with honors, in quantitative economics from Stanford University (1992).

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, we are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry. We are known for our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. With our unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, we are committed to advancing our clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. http://www.fbm.com/

Contacts:
Melinda Hepp / Traci Stuart    
Blattel Communications 
415.397.4811
[email protected] / [email protected] 

Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]

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