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Super Lawyers Names 29 Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys to the 2005 Northern California List

August 1, 2005 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO (August 1, 2005) - Farella Braun + Martel LLP announces today that 29 attorneys were named as 2005 Northern California Super Lawyers published by Law & Politics.  

Four Farella Braun + Martel attorneys were singled out by their peers in the Top 100 list: Deborah Ballati, Jerome Braun, John Martel and Douglas Young. Additionally, Douglas Young was recognized as one of the Top 10 Northern California Lawyers and Deborah Ballati was recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers.

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, Frank Farella, Dean Gloster, John Green, Alan Harris, Robert Hines, Robert Holtzapple, Andrew Leibnitz, Claudia Lewis, Chris Locke, Steven Lowenthal, John Martel, Mary McCutcheon, Jeffrey Newman, Mark Petersen, Deborah Schmall, Gregory Shean, Charles Sink, Skip Spaulding, Grace Won, and Douglas Young.

“We are honored that our peers in the legal community have recognized 45% of our partnership.  This group of dedicated and talented attorneys represents our commitment to client service, diversity and legal excellence,” said Steven Lowenthal, 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 August issue of San Francisco Magazine

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