Terms of Use

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:

Site Contents. The materials found on a Farella site (the "Materials") are for general information purposes only. They are not intended to be, nor should they be interpreted as, legal advice or opinion. The Materials may not be applicable to a particular factual or legal circumstance, and, therefore, no information found at these sites should be acted or relied upon without seeking professional legal advice. The site may include links to third party information or otherwise make third party information available. This is done solely for the purposes of convenience, and Farella does not endorse or approve of any such third party information or such third parties.

User Postings. Farella reserves the right, but has no obligation, to review and remove any third-party postings that Farella in its sole discretion considers to be inappropriate, illegal, inaccurate, or otherwise objectionable, and reserves the right to block third parties from posting comments to our websites. Notwithstanding the reservation of these rights, Farella is not responsible for any statements, information, or material posted by third parties.

Legal Use and Email. You may not use the Farella site in violation of any applicable law, or violate, attempt to violate, or assist others in violating the security or integrity of the site. You may send email to those addresses made available on the site for appropriate purposes, and agree to cease sending email to any address provided on the site upon Farella’s request.

Disclaimers. While the Materials on the site are not intended to constitute solicitation or advertisement, they may be considered solicitation and/or advertisement by certain jurisdictions. Farella does not seek through the site to represent anyone in a state where the site may fail to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state. Farella accepts and represents clients only following the completion of specific procedures and only renders legal advice upon satisfaction of those procedures. The Farella site is provided to you "as is." Farella makes no representations regarding and assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of these sites, and is not responsible for any third party content that may be accessed through or linked to these sites. Farella assumes no responsibility for computer viruses resulting from the use of these sites, and expressly disclaims all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on the contents of these sites. Your access and use of the Farella site is at your own risk. To the extent permitted by the law and rules of professional responsibility, Farella disclaims all conditions, representations and warranties, express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, accuracy of informational content, system integration, non-infringement of third party rights, quiet enjoyment, and uninterrupted or error free operation.

No Confidential Information. Without the express written consent of a Farella attorney, no confidential information should be transmitted through the site, as such transmissions may not be secure, and may not be protected by the attorney-client privilege. Farella assumes no responsibility for the confidentiality or return of such information.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Insights and Resources

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7th Annual Partner Compensation One-Day Workshop

Brian Donnelly is presenting the case study session, "Managing Partner Performance" at Fairfax Associates' 7th Annual Partner Compensation One-Day Workshop. Click here for more information.

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CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Summary (Updated)

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