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This website (the “site”), or any other website controlled and operated by Farella Braun + Martel LLP (“Farella”), may be used only under the following terms and conditions, which are subject to amendment and/or revision by Farella at any time:

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Farella Awards 2021 Diversity Scholarships to Three Bay Area Law Students

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PSDcast – Is Energy Companies' Customer Data a Trade Secret?

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New Round of PPP Loans: What Nonprofits Need to Know

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BASF Political Speech in the Workplace

Holly Sutton is a featured panelist at the BASF Labor and Employment Section of the Barristers Club live webinar, "Political Speech in the Workplace." Details: Although the 2020 election cycle has ended, employees and...

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Farella Advises MedMen to Win San Francisco Cannabis Retail Store Approval

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel provided national premium cannabis retailer MedMen Enterprises Inc.  with land use and permitting advice to win approval to open a new retail store on Union Street...

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The Advocates’ Society Spring Symposium: The Advocate Making a Difference

Douglas Young is the keynote speaker at The Advocates’ Society Spring Symposium: The Advocate Making a Difference on April 28. The Advocates' Society and the American College of Trial Lawyers invite you to attend the...

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Farella Braun + Martel served as the pro bono legal partner to La Cocina in the development of La Cocina Municipal Marketplace in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The nation’s first women-led food hall will...

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Insurance for Nonprofits: Managing Risk in Risky Times

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Law Updates for California Employers: COVID Sick Leave Obligations, Meal-Period Rules, COBRA Benefits

New legislation and a recent court decision have significant implications for California employers. Certain California employers must now provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees who miss work for specified reasons related to the...

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New Proposition 65 Warning Requirements for Cannabis and Hemp-Derived Products

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