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The Legal 500 United States 2016 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Practices & Attorneys

June 15, 2016 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2016: Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Construction, Exempt Organizations and Land Use practice areas were recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2016. 

 

Recognized among the list of “Leading Lawyers” for their respective practice areas are Deborah Ballati (Construction) and Steven Vettel (Land Use/Zoning).  

 

Farella Legal 500 United States 2016 practice area rankings and recognized lawyers:

 

Finance - Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)
- Barbara Murphy
- Cynthia Rowland

 

Real estate and construction - Construction (including construction litigation)
- Deborah Ballati
- Jeffrey Sykes
- Mark Petersen
- Richard Van Duzer

 

Real estate and construction - Land use/zoning
- CJ Higley
- Katherine Philippakis
- Steven Vettel

 

In its 10th year, The Legal 500 United States rankings and editorial are based on in-depth research into the market, including gathering feedback from peers and clients and information submitted by the law firms.   Link to the United States guide.

 

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, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

 

Contact:

Cheryl Loof

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

415.954.4433 / [email protected]

 

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