News

Wine Grapevine Image
July 28, 2022 Announcement
Farella Represents Miller Family on Sale of The Silverado Vineyards
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel advised the Miller family on the sale of Napa Valley luxury wine producer The Silverado Vineyards to Foley Family Wines. The sale included a 73,000-square-foot winery and 300 acres of vineyards...
July 25, 2022 Announcement
Welcome to EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource
Farella Braun + Martel's Exempt Organization Group is pleased to announce the launch of our podcast  EO Radio Show -   Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . Hosted by Exempt Organization Partner Cynthia Rowland , the podcast is a modern-day...
January 18, 2022 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Announces Five New Partners
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce the election of five lawyers to partnership effective January 1, 2022: Elizabeth Dorsi, Shanti Eagle, Aviva J. Gilbert, Drew N. Goodwin, and Jeffrey Hamilton. “Our 2022 partners...
January 7, 2021 Media Coverage
Lawyers Warn Those Bracing for Prop. 19’s Tax Hit: Act Fast
San Francisco Business Times
Evan Abrams spoke to the San Francisco Business Times for the article "Lawyers Warn Those Bracing for Prop. 19’s Tax Hit: Act Fast."  In the article, Evan said, “If you really want to do anything, now is the time to...
November 30, 2020 Media Coverage
How California Wine Business Property Transfer Rules Will Change in 2021
North Bay Business Journal
Lauren Galbraith commented in the North Bay Business Journal article "How California Wine Business Property Transfer Rules Will Change in 2021."  “I see families in the wine business demonstrate keen awareness that they must consider and plan for taxes...
October 18, 2020 Media Coverage
More Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship
Mint
In the article, "More Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship," originally published in The Wall Street Journal , Erin Fraser discusses tax and estate planning issues related to renouncing U.S. citizenship. Link to the full article .
January 21, 2020 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Announces 2020 Partner Elevations
SAN FRANCISCO/ST. HELENA, Calif., January 21, 2020: Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce the election of senior associates Evan Abrams, Lauren Galbraith, and Alex Reese to the partnership effective January 1, 2020. The...
Daniel Cohn Headshot
November 25, 2019 Announcement
Dan Cohn Named to Jewish Community Federation Board of Directors
Farella Braun + Martel Partner Daniel E. Cohn was named to the Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties 2019-2020 Board of Directors as an at-large member. Cohn’s diverse transactional practice includes...
January 11, 2010 Media Coverage
With No Fix on Estate Tax, Uncertainty Reigns
North Bay Business Journal January 11, 2010 "With No Fix on Estate Tax, Uncertainty Reigns: With no action from Congress, planners, people, left in lurch" Farella Braun + Martel's Fred Caspersen was quoted on what will happen with the...
September 7, 2009 Media Coverage
What will happen with the estate tax?
North Bay Business Journal September 7, 2009 "What will happen with the estate tax?” Farella Braun + Martel's Fred Caspersen was interviewed on the what will happen to the estate tax in 2010. 
April 9, 2009 Media Coverage
Firms investing in trusts and estates practice areas
The Recorder April 9, 2009 "Death and Taxes: Firms investing in trusts and estates say life's two certain things breed steady work" Farella Braun + Martel's George Argyris and Lara Gilman quoted.
November 19, 2008 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Snags Six Attorneys From Thelen
Additions Give Significant Boost to Thriving Core Practices SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 19, 2008 - Farella Braun + Martel announces the addition of a group of transactional attorneys from Thelen. Joining the firm as partners are estate planning and...
April 12, 2006 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Forms New Private Clients Group
San Francisco, CA (April 12, 2006) – Farella Braun + Martel LLP today announced the formation of a Private Clients Group.  The cross-discipline practice was created to address the unique needs of high net worth individuals and their families. ...

Firm Highlights

Publication

California’s Pay Transparency Act (SB 1162) – Are You Prepared?

This week the California legislature passed a pay transparency act that – pending Governor Newsom’s signature – will require significant changes in how employers draft job postings and how they report pay data to...

Read More
Publication

Internal Investigations for Nonprofits: A Means of Identifying and Addressing Misconduct Before the Regulators Come Calling

The worst nightmare for most nonprofit board members is a complaint that sparks an investigation of misconduct at the organization. The ember may have been burning for some time before the board becomes aware...

Read More
News

Chambers High Net Worth 2022 Ranks Farella Braun + Martel in Private Wealth Law

Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce that our Private Client Industry Group was again recognized in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) as a leading practice in Private Wealth Law in Northern California...

Read More
Publication

Survey of Pay Disclosure Laws Across the Country

There has been a wave of new state and local legislation focused on pay transparency for job applicants. Right now, Colorado State and Jersey City are the only jurisdictions that require employers to provide...

Read More
Publication

New California Bill Requires Employers to Offer Bereavement Leave

AB 1949 , a bill passed by the California legislature and awaiting Governor Newsom’s signature, would require California employers to offer five days of bereavement leave to employees each time they lose a spouse...

Read More
News

Farella Represents Miller Family on Sale of The Silverado Vineyards

Wine Grapevine Image
Read More
News

Farella’s Family Wealth and Private Client Offerings Bolstered by Two New Partners

Read More
News

Welcome to EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource

Read More
Publication

Investigations, Audits, Subpoenas, Oh My!

Our Nonprofit Education Series speakers Cynthia Rowland, Aviva Gilbert and guest speaker, Stephanie Fauerbach from FTI Consulting, discuss "Investigations, Audits, Subpoenas, Oh My!" Nonprofit entities can be just as prone to misconduct (theft, embezzlement, accounting snafus...

Read More