DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 4CaliforniaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Dynamic practice with a strong team of attorneys who are well-versed in trial work, internal investigations and enforcement proceedings. Demonstrates capabilities in antitrust, trade secrets and RICO matters and routinely provides this expertise to clients in the healthcare, technology and financial sectors.

Strengths

"They are excellent and seasoned attorneys who have a passion for defending their clients and are strategic in their advocacy," say clients.

Work highlights

Represented an employee of Fitbit following allegations she unlawfully possessed trade secrets of her former employer Jawbone, securing the dismissal of the case in its entirety.

Notable practitioners

Douglas Young is an experienced practitioner who demonstrates particular strength in sensitive internal and government investigations.
"He is wise beyond his years, has excellent judgment and is a wonderful mentor to young white-collar lawyers." "He is enormously well respected by judges, prosecutors and the legal community as a whole." "Douglas is someone with a quiet demeanor but a killer intellect."

William Keane is held in particularly high esteem for his litigation skills, with a strong track record in defending individual and corporate clients in DOJ and wider regulatory enforcement matters.
"He is an accomplished trial lawyer. He is incredibly collaborative, strategic and has a relentless focus on achieving results for his clients." "He has good analytical abilities and is very good at seeing where the government might go and identifying the key facts early on."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

California

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Douglas R Young
Band 2
William P Keane
Band 5