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May 20, 2021 Announcement
Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys, Practices
Farella Braun + Martel announces that Chambers USA has recognized 13 lawyers and 6 practice areas in the legal directory’s 2021 edition. Individual Rankings: Tyler Gerking – Insurance: Policyholders Jeffrey Hamilton – Cannabis Law: Western United States Robert Hines...
February 14, 2020 Media Coverage
Gov't Drops IP Theft Charges Against Ex-Jawbone Workers
Law360
Law360 reported that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California in San Jose moved to dismiss all trade-secret-theft charges against the remaining four defendants in what was originally a six-defendant case, including a dismissal of Farella’s...
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...
July 18, 2018 Media Coverage
Former Fitbit Employees Plead Not Guilty to Trade Secret Possession
The Recorder July 18, 2018 "Former Fitbit Employees Plead Not Guilty to Trade Secret Possession" William Keane is mentioned for his representation of a Fitbit employee. The article says the five former employees of Fitbit and one current employee...
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...
March 23, 2016 Media Coverage
Trial Pros: Farella Braun's Bill Keane
Law360 March 23, 2016 "Trial Pros: Farella Braun's Bill Keane" William P. Keane is a partner in Farella Braun & Martel LLP’s San Francisco office, where he is chairman of the complex litigation department. He has nearly 30 years...
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:  ...
November 21, 2013 Accolades
Farella Braun + Martel Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (November 21, 2013): Farella Braun + Martel LLP is recognized in the 2014 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “Recommended” firm for litigation in California.   The following Farella lawyers were recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2014:  Robert...
July 24, 2013 Media Coverage
Compliance Concerns Stymie Companies Eyeing IPO Plunge
Daily Journal July 24, 2013 “Compliance concerns stymie companies eyeing IPO plunge” Farella’s William Keane raises the issue of the "compliance gap." The difference between what new public companies should be doing and the steps they’re actually taking.  ...