Farella Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2013
Twenty seven Farella Braun + Martel LLP attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013.
(prHWY.com) August 30, 2012 - San Francisco, CA -- The Best Lawyers in America is an annual referral guide based on more than four million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
Farella Braun + Martel attorneys on the Best Lawyers 2013 list:
George T. Argyris - Trusts and Estates
Deborah S. Ballati - Construction Law; Litigation - Construction
Jerome I. Braun - Appellate Law
James A. Bruen - Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action - Defendants
Fred Caspersen - Trusts and Estates
John L. Cooper - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Patent
Dennis M. Cusack - Insurance Law
Adam C. Dawson - Construction Law
Scott Douglass - Construction Law
Hank Evans - Banking and Finance Law
Frank E. Farella - Corporate Law
William R. Friedrich - Insurance Law
Dean M. Gloster - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Neil A. Goteiner - Commercial Litigation
Alan E. Harris - Construction Law; Litigation - Construction
Robert L. Hines - Environmental Law
William P. Keane - White Collar Criminal Defense
Chris Locke - Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
Mary E. McCutcheon - Insurance Law
Richard M. Shapiro - Real Estate Law
Charles M. Sink - Construction Law; Litigation - Construction
Jeffrey A. Sykes - Construction Law
Deborah K. Tellier - Environmental Law
Richard Van Duzer - Litigation - Construction
Steven Vettel - Land Use & Zoning Law
Brandon Wisoff - Commercial Litigation
Douglas R. Young - Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Securities; White Collar Criminal Defense

Al Harris is honored as the 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" in Construction Law in San Francisco. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year."
First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an annual peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. Farella Braun + Martel lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Farella Braun + Martel is a certified green business.

Melinda Hepp / Traci Stuart
Blattel Communications
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Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel