Farella Braun + Martel

Russ Building, 235 Montgomery Street
17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 954-4400
Fax: (415) 954-4480
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About the Firm

Farella Braun Martel LLP is a large corporate legal firm with 99 branches spread across the nation. The firm was established in 1962 and has its head quarters situated in the city of San Francisco. It has developed into a highly reputed litigation company. Its key practice areas include business law, real estate law, and technology law. Farella Braun Martel LLP is providing services in a number of countries worldwide; the firm has set up over 170 international branches to manage global disputes. The firm serves as benchmark for many competitors in the industry.
Farella Braun Martel LLP is recognized for its innovative legal services. It has developed a name for itself amongst top legal firms in the country. Farella Braun Martel LLP lawyers have been ranked as one of the best in the Best Lawyers Edition of Chambers USA. It believes in hiring skilled and highly qualified lawyers who dedicate themselves to helping clients in legal disputes. Attorneys at Farella Braun Martel LLP have added to the success of the firm by maintaining a high level of quality and service. The firm offers a range of internship programs and training programs for its staff, it has sustained a healthy learning environment in the firm to keep its lawyers one step ahead. Its skilled lawyers and attorneys seek the best legal solutions that can be applied to cases. Protecting their client’s interest and pursuing appropriate action courses is the main objective of Farella Braun Martel LLP.
Pro bono work has always been a success factor at Farella Braun Martel LLP. They are internationally appreciated for their dedication to community development projects. The firm has legal representatives in many non profit organizations working for a benefit cause. 3% of the firm’s total billings are solely allocated to pro bono work. Farella Braun Martel LLP has won many awards for its outstanding social work, in 2010 in was awarded by the Legal Community Against Violence (LCAV) for its pro bono contribution. The firm is constantly developing new ideas and techniques to help its society in various areas. They believe in helping the society and building a better future.

Farella Braun Martel LLP is one of the best established law firms in the state of California. Through its offices in San Francisco and St. Helena, the firm represents a large number of clients in various practice areas, focusing on Business Litigation, Appellate Law, and White Collar Crime. The attorneys at Farella Braun Martel LLP are trial specialists who devote a large amount of their practice to litigation, and have proven themselves time and again in the courtroom. The diverse range of practice areas which this firm specializes in results in an impressive list of clients, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small, family held companies. Whether the firm is called upon to help set up a new business, or help an existing one address a complex matter, it always comes up with a solution that completely satisfies clients.

Farella Braun + Martel was founded as a firm that could serve all the business needs of clients in one place. Despite being a midsized firm, it has been in the headlines since its foundation, with several notable awards and recognitions. The firm is recommended council for members of the American Apparel & Footwear Association and The Hosiery Association.  While Farella Braun Martel LLP is one of the major leaguers, it maintains an open, supportive atmosphere at its offices which clients and attorneys both appreciate.

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The team at Farella Braun + Martel  is strongly committed to serving the community, and is actively involved in pro bono work, charity, and participation in local events. Faegre and Benson LLP is one of the few firms where the time attorneys spend working on pro bono cases is treated as billable time. In addition to maintaining diversity in the workplace, Farella Braun Martel LLP is also environment conscious, and has a “green” policy which addresses conversation of resources and encourages recycling. It is not surprising then, that the firm has recently been named as one of the best places to work in the Bay Area. All in all, the firm of Farella Braun Martel LLP maintains an excellent standard, and is ideally suited to address all types of corporate legal matters.


Firm Locations

Areas of Law

  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Wealth
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Private Clients
  • Product Law
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Securities
  • Tax
  • White Collar Crime and Internal Corporate Investigations
  • Wine Industry

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Can you name a few popular attorneys working at Farella Braun Martel LLP?

A:The firm has expertise attorneys working in each practice area, who work skillfully to create outstanding legal solutions for clients. A few of the senior professionals working at Farella Braun Martel LLP have been mentioned here: Evan L. Abrams, Deborah Barron, Jon L Benjamin, George T. Agyris, John L. Cooper, James H. Colopy, Adam C. Dawson, and Tiffanie De Liberty.

Q:What is the “green business” at Farella Braun Martel LLP?

A:“Green Business” at Farella Braun Martel LLP is a corporate value of the firm. It focuses on making the environment cleaner and recycling materials to help conserve resources. The firm has set up a green task force that implements green policies within the firm and in the surrounding areas. Employees at the firm are encouraged to create awareness about the rising global issues and what steps can be taken to conserve our depleting resources.

Q:Farella Braun + Martel LLP specialize in which practice areas?

A:Farella Braun + Martel LLP is a leading legal firm that has helped clients in major legal disputes. It offers legal services such as guidance and litigation in the following major areas: Business law, real estate law, intellectual property law, tax law, white collar crime law, restructuring and insolvency law, securities law, hospitality law, appellate litigation, exempt organization law, antitrust law, family wealth law, environmental law, and construction law.

Q:Can you please give some information about the pro bono work at Farella Braun And Martel LLP?

A:Farella Braun And Martel offer a range of legal services in the area of pro bono work. It is constantly innovating in community development, always looking for better and new ways to improve the living standard of people. The firm has set up a number of pro bono projects. Attorneys are required to allocate a certain number of hours towards this area. Almost 3% of the billable hours are dedicated to pro bono work. The firm also has attorneys working in nonprofit organizations and charitable institutions.

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Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Russ Building, 235 Montgomery Street
17th Floor
San Francisco,CA,94104
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