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Super Lawyers Names 22 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys to the Inaugural Northern California List

August 31, 2004 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO (August 31, 2004) - Farella Braun + Martel LLP announced today that 22 attorneys were named to the “Northern California Super Lawyers” 2004 list.   Two partners were singled out by their peers:  Deborah Ballati as one of the “Top 50 Female Super Lawyers,” and Douglas Young as one of the “Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers.”  In addition, John Martel, firm founding partner, was profiled in a Northern California Super Lawyers magazine article titled, “John Martel by Day, Joe Silverhound by Night.”

The complete list of Farella Braun + Martel attorneys includes Deborah Ballati, Jerome Braun, James Bruen, Frederick Caspersen, Daniel Cohn, James Colopy, John Cooper, Dennis Cusack, Doug Dexter, Frank Farella, Alan Harris, William Hoffman, Jr., Robert Holtzapple, Andrew Leibnitz, Claudia Lewis, Chris Locke, John Martel, Mary McCutcheon, William Schlinkert, Deborah Schmall, Brandon Wisoff, and Douglas Young.

“We are honored that our peers in the legal community have recognized 40% of our partnership.  This group of dedicated and talented attorneys represents our commitment to client service, diversity and legal excellence,” said William J. Schlinkert, chairman.

The list of Super Lawyers is compiled by Law & Politics through peer nomination and research. Approximately 5% of the Northern California Bar received the distinction. The results were also published in the September issue of San Francisco Magazine

About Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Since its founding in 1962, Farella Braun + Martel has achieved a national reputation for the acumen of its business practice, the high profile cases of its complex commercial litigation practice and its prestigious client base. Based in San Francisco, the 120-attorney firm serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses. The firm also has an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry and related businesses.     

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