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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...
October 11, 2018 Media Coverage
4 Important Insurance Decisions You May Have Missed
Law360 October 11, 2018 "4 Important Insurance Decisions You May Have Missed" Tyler Gerking commented on the St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. v. Rosen Millennium decision. In the article Mr. Gerking said the order represents a judicial trend of...
April 20, 2018 Media Coverage
4 Tips for Companies to Shield Against Phishing Scams
Law360 April 20, 2018 "4 Tips for Companies to Shield Against Phishing Scams" Insurance recovery partner Tyler Gerking commented on questions some insurers are asking on social engineering coverage applications related to whether a prospective policyholder has any verification procedures in...
February 9, 2018 Media Coverage
Apple, Cisco Venture Could Fuel Cyberinsurance Market Surge
Law360 February 9, 2018 "Apple, Cisco Venture Could Fuel Cyberinsurance Market Surge" Tyler Gerking, Farella Insurance Recovery Group chair, provided some thoughts in the article on possible coverage issues policyholders should consider.  In the article, he noted that it...
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...
October 27, 2016 Media Coverage
Beazley Report Shows Need for Broad Ransomware Coverage
Law360 October 27, 2016 "Beazley Report Shows Need for Broad Ransomware Coverage" Insurance recovery partner Tyler Gerking commented on "act of war" or terrorism exclusions contained in many cyber policies. According to the article, the exclusions are another potential...
October 14, 2016 Media Coverage
One-Stop Shop Cyberinsurance Opens Doors For Small Cos.
Law360 October 14, 2016 "One-Stop Shop Cyberinsurance Opens Doors For Small Cos." Privacy and Cybersecurity co-chair Tyler Gerking comments on newly available cyberinsurance policies packaged with risk monitoring programs.  In the article, Mr. Gerking commented, "Smaller businesses are far more at...
September 2, 2016 Media Coverage
3 Tips for Manufacturers to Insure the Internet of Things
Law360 September 2, 2016 "3 Tips for Manufacturers to Insure the Internet of Things" In this article, Tyler Gerking comments on insurers modifying "traditional" liability insurance policies and policies specifically tailored to cyber-related risks in response to the evolving...
June 21, 2016 Announcement
Farella Braun + Martel Launches Privacy and Cybersecurity Group
Farella recently launched a multi-disciplinary Privacy and Cybersecurity Group representing clients in data security breaches and other cyber-related matters.  We have represented clients in suspected data security breaches and are well-versed in the law, data security concerns and compliance...
June 8, 2016 Media Coverage
PF Chang's Loss Highlights Common Holes In Cyber Coverage
Law360 June 8, 2016 "PF Chang's Loss Highlights Common Holes In Cyber Coverage" In the article, insurance recovery partner Tyler Gerking commented that policyholders should understand their third-party vendor and service provider relationships and look at the proposed policy...
April 11, 2016 Media Coverage
Insurers Face Cyber Coverage Setback In 4th Circ. Ruling
Law360 April 11, 2016 "Insurers Face Cyber Coverage Setback In 4th Circ. Ruling" Farella Insurance Recovery Partner Tyler Gerking commented on the Fourth Circuit ruling in Travelers Indemnity Co. of America v. Portal Healthcare Solutions LLC.  The court held...
March 23, 2016 Media Coverage
4th Circ. Weighs Cyber Coverage Under Traditional Insurance
Law360 March 23, 2016 “4th Circ. Weighs Cyber Coverage Under Traditional Insurance”   Farella Braun + Martel Insurance Recovery Partner Tyler Gerking offered his thoughts on cyber coverage and the case Travelers Indemnity Co. of America v. Portal Healthcare...
September 28, 2015 Media Coverage
As Data Breaches Grow, So Does Cyber Liability Insurance
Farella partner Tyler Gerking was quoted in the North Bay Business Journal regarding considerations businesses must take when faced with data breaches and cyber liability insurance. Read the article: Winery, vineyard cyber attack risk grows with web-connected systems
July 13, 2015 Media Coverage
4 Insurance Takeaways From Lloyd's Cyberattack Report
Law360 July 13, 2015 "4 Insurance Takeaways From Lloyd's Cyberattack Report" Insurance market Lloyd's of London co-wrote a report predicting that a major cyberattack on the East Coast could trigger $70 billion in insurance claims, highlighting potentially glaring deficiencies...
May 18, 2015 Media Coverage
Unusual IBM Breach Could Make Coverage Ruling an Outlier
Law360 May 18, 2015 "Unusual IBM Breach Could Make Coverage Ruling an Outlier" Insurance Recovery Partner Tyler Gerking commented on the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling that an IBM Corp. contractor isn't insured for $6 million in losses stemming from...

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Farella 2024 Partner Elevations: Cynthia Castillo and Greg LeSaint

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce the election of two lawyers to partnership effective Jan. 1: Cynthia Castillo and Greg LeSaint. “We are thrilled to elevate Cynthia and...

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Nonprofit Quick Tip: State Filings in Rhode Island and New Hampshire

Welcome to  EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . This is the eighth in a series of “Quick Tip” episodes focusing on the details of state registration of nonprofit corporations. With the help...

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Hsu Untied Interview With Dan Callaway

Dan Callaway, a partner specializing in intellectual property litigation, was a guest on Hsu Untied , an award-winning podcast hosted and produced by Richard Hsu featuring entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, best-selling authors, and more.  During...

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Hsu Untied Interview With Carly Alameda

Litigation partner Carly Alameda was a guest on Hsu Untied , an award-winning podcast hosted and produced by Richard Hsu featuring entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, best-selling authors, TED speakers, lawyers, Emmy Award winners, professional athletes...

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California Appeals Court Empowers Privacy Agency to Immediately Enforce CCPA Regulations

In  California Privacy Protection Agency et al. v. The Superior Court of Sacramento County  (case number C099130), the Third Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal returned authority to the California Privacy Protection...

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CEQA Decoded: Practical Insights for Bay Area Professionals

Join Farella’s CJ Higley and Don Sobelman and guest speakers Eryn Brennan with Environmental Science Associates and Tania Sheyner with the City and County of San Francisco Planning Department for a discussion on successfully...

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Winston Liaw Named a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that Winston Liaw has been named a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow for 2024. Winston joins a select group of...

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Brookfield Forecloses on 2,150-Unit Veritas Portfolio With Uncontested $464M Bid

Restructuring, insolvency, and creditors rights partner Gary Kaplan provided expert commentary in The Real Deal  article, "Brookfield forecloses on 2,150-unit Veritas portfolio with uncontested $464M bid." Read the full article  here  (subscription may be...

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Nonprofit Basics: Scholarship Grant Program IRS Approval Requirements

Welcome to  EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . Today’s episode focuses on IRC Section 4945(g), which provides an exception for grants to individuals so that the penalty taxes for such grants...

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Lawdragon Names 7 Farella Lawyers Among “Leaders in Environmental Law”

Northern California legal powerhouse Farella Braun + Martel is pleased to announce that seven lawyers were selected to The Lawdragon Green 500: 2024 Leaders in Environmental Law . Farella lawyers selected for inclusion: Sarah...

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