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August 30, 2023 Announcement
Farella Advises K.R. Rombauer in Sale of Rombauer Vineyards
Farella Braun + Martel represented K.R. Rombauer III, a principal owner of Napa Valley’s Rombauer Vineyards, in the sale of the company to E. & J. Gallo’s Luxury Wine Group. E. & J. Gallo’s acquisition included the Rombauer Vineyards...
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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...
January 5, 2022 Announcement
Swinerton Completes Sale of Renewable Energy Division and SOLV, Inc.
Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel represented Swinerton Incorporated in the disposition of its renewable energy division Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) and wholly-owned subsidiary SOLV, Inc. to private equity firm American Securities LLC. The transaction, finalized on...
September 16, 2019 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Advises on Sale of 2,300-Acre Foote Ranch
Farella Braun + Martel represented a trust that owned 50% of the iconic 2,300-acre Foote Ranch in Sonoma, California in disputes with the ranch’s co-owners and in the subsequent $23.7 million sale of the ranch. The multi-disciplinary Farella real...
August 19, 2019 Announcement
Farella Represents Morphe Founders in Sale to General Atlantic
San Francisco, August 19, 2019:  Farella Braun + Martel advised the co-founders of Morphe Holdings, a global beauty company, in its partnership with General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. Owners Summit Partners and Morphe co-founders will retain...
February 14, 2018 Media Coverage
4 Things Real Estate Lawyers Need To Know About Bitcoin
Law360 February 14, 2018 "4 Things Real Estate Lawyers Need to Know About Bitcoin" Said Kordestani, tax partner at Farella Braun + Martel, commented on the tax liability issue landlords face when accepting bitcoin as payment for leases. He...
August 20, 2013 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Advises on Sale of Clos Pegase Winery
SAN FRANCISCO/ST. HELENA, August 20, 2013 : Farella Braun + Martel LLP represented Clos Pegase Winery, Inc., and sole shareholder Jan Shrem, in its sale to Vintage Wine Estates (VWE).   Clos Pegase is known for its iconic architecture...
November 15, 2004 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Elevates Six To Partnership
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 15, 2004): Farella Braun + Martel LLP announced today that six attorneys have been elevated to the partnership, effective January 1, 2005.  The new partners are: Lara N. Gilman, John J. Gregory, Nan E. Joesten...

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EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances

Don Sobelman provided expert commentary in the  Chemical & Engineering News article "EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances." Excerpt from the article: Lawyers are warning anyone purchasing an industrial site where PFOA...

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No Three-Year Bar on Copyright Damages (For Now): SCOTUS Issues Opinion in Warner Chappell Music, Inc. et al. v. Sherman Nealy et al.

In a 6-3 majority decision in Warner Chappell Music, Inc. et al. v. Sherman Nealy et al. , the Supreme Court held that the Copyright Act entitles a copyright owner to recover damages for any...

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A New Overtime Threshold Takes Effect in Mere Weeks: HR Should Assess Its Impact Now

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule increasing the minimum pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for various exempt “white-collar” employee categories beginning on...

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REFRESH: Loot and Private Foundation Rules – Part 1

Welcome to  EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . In this episode, I'm happy to refresh  EO Radio Show  episode 21, the first of our two episodes exploring private foundation rules using the...

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Burdened by Debt, Savvy SF Office Owners Get Creative

Restructuring, insolvency, and creditors rights partner Gary Kaplan provided expert commentary in The San Francisco Standard article, "Burdened by Debt, Savvy SF Office Owners Get Creative." In the article, Gary explained that in most cases...

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21st Annual Stanford Digital Economy Best Practices Conference

Erik Olson is speaking at the 21st Annual Stanford Digital Economy Best Practices Conference for the session "Track A: Content Moderation." To register for the event, please click  here .

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Farella Awards 2024 Diversity Scholarships to Bay Area Law Students

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Farella Braun + Martel Earns San Francisco Green Business Recertification

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Clean Repowering: How to Capitalize on Fossil Grid Connections to Unlock Clean Energy Growth

Farella’s Linda Gilleran and Chris Rendall-Jackson and Rocky Mountain Institute’s (RMI) Uday Varadarajan are presenting the session “Clean Repowering: How to Capitalize on Fossil Grid Connections to Unlock Clean Energy Growth” at the ACG...

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REFRESH: Loot and Private Foundation Rules – Part 2

Welcome to  EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . In this episode, I refresh  EO Radio Show  episode 22, the second of our two episodes exploring private foundation rules using commentary on the...

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