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May 23, 2024 Media Coverage
City of San Mateo Sued by Nonprofit Over New Housing Plan
CBS News
Tom Mayhew spoke to CBS News about the lawsuit filed by Housing Action Coalition (HAC) and Farella against the City of San Mateo. The lawsuit challenges the city's recently adopted Housing Element in order to make it comply with state...
October 3, 2022 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2023
Farella Braun + Martel continues to be ranked among the top litigation firms in California in the  Benchmark Litigation  2023 guide. Farella was ranked “Highly Recommended” for Dispute Resolution in California and earned a Tier 1 San Francisco ranking...
October 1, 2021 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2022
Farella Braun + Martel is ranked among the top litigation firms in California in the  Benchmark Litigation  2022 guide. Farella was ranked “Highly Recommended” for Dispute Resolution in California and earned a Tier 1 San Francisco ranking. Additional California...
August 4, 2020 Announcement
Ninth Circuit Grants Re-Trial for Death Row Inmate
Court rules prosecutor engaged in unconstitutional racial discrimination during jury selection. Farella Braun + Martel’s Pro Bono Program has won another significant victory for Marvin Pete Walker Jr., one of the longest-serving inmates on California’s death row, with the...
October 16, 2019 Accolades
Benchmark California 2020 Ranks Farella Among Top Litigation Firms
Doug Young named among Top 20 Trial Lawyers in California SAN FRANCISCO, October 16, 2019: Farella Braun + Martel continues to be ranked among the top litigation firms by Benchmark California 2020, a guide to California’s leading litigation firms...
October 31, 2018 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2019
SAN FRANCISCO (October 31, 2018): Farella Braun + Martel LLP continues to be ranked among the top litigation firms in California by Benchmark Litigation . In its 2019 edition, Farella is ranked “Highly Recommended” for litigation in California and...
April 23, 2018 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Names New Litigation Practice Leaders
SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2018: Farella Braun + Martel LLP announces the appointment of new litigation practice area leadership. Partner Thomas B. Mayhew has been promoted to chair of the Complex Litigation Department, which includes the Business Litigation, Employment...
October 27, 2017 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (October 27, 2017): Farella Braun + Martel LLP is recognized in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “Highly Recommended” firm for litigation in California. The following Farella lawyers were recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2018:  Deborah...
October 28, 2016 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (October 28, 2016): Farella Braun + Martel LLP is recognized in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “Highly Recommended” firm for litigation in California.   The following Farella lawyers were recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2017...
December 1, 2015 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2016
Farella Braun + Martel LLP is recognized in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “Recommended” firm for litigation in California.   The following Farella lawyers were recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2016:   Robert Holtzapple  William Keane Thomas...
November 19, 2014 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (November 19, 2014): Farella Braun + Martel LLP is recognized in the 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “Recommended” firm for litigation in California.   The following Farella lawyers were recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2015:  ...