Northern California's
Best Lawyers 2021

Featuring the top legal talent in Fresno, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Rosa.

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Featured Firms


Scarlett Law Group
GJEL Accident Attorneys
Dolan Law Firm , PC
Van Blois Law
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein , LLP
Friedman & Springwater LLP
The Law Office of Scott Righthand , P.C.

Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer

Evans Law Firm Inc.

Guy O. Kornblum , A Professional Law Corporation

Chao ADR , PC
Turitz Dispute Resolution

Law Offices of Linda Joanne Brown

Featured in Best Lawyers

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Randall H. Scarlett

  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Andrew R. "Andy" Gillin

  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:

    Oakland, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Image of James P. "Jim" Larsen

James P. "Jim" Larsen

  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:

    Oakland, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Kristin M. Lucey

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Oakland, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Luke Ellis

  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:

    Oakland, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Ralph L. Jacobson

  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:

    Oakland, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Image of Christopher B. "Chris" Dolan

Christopher B. "Chris" Dolan

  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Employment Law - Individuals | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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R. Lewis Van Blois

  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:

    Oakland, California
  • Practice Areas
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Anne Shaver

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Employment Law - Individuals
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Annika Martin

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Brendan Glackin

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Antitrust
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Daniel Hutchinson

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Employment Law - Individuals
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Donald C. Arbitblit

  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Elizabeth J. Cabraser

  • Recognized Since: 2005
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Consumer Protection Law | Litigation - Securities | Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Eric B. Fastiff

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Antitrust
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Fabrice N. Vincent

  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Kelly M. Dermody

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Employment Law - Individuals | Litigation - Labor and Employment
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Lexi J. Hazam

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Qui Tam Law
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Lin Chan

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Antitrust
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Michael W. Sobol

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Nimish R. Desai

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Qui Tam Law
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Richard M. Heimann

  • Recognized Since: 2007
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Bet-the-Company Litigation | Consumer Protection Law | Litigation - Antitrust | Litigation - Securities | Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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Robert J. Nelson

  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Robert L. Lieff

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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Sarah R. London

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
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William Bernstein

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Litigation - Antitrust
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Ellen A. Friedman

  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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Scott D. Righthand

  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Image of Cedric C. Chao

Cedric C. Chao

  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Arbitration | Commercial Litigation | Mediation
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Gilda R. Turitz

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Arbitration

Featured in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

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Kevin R. Budner

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs | Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
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Melissa Gardner

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs | Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Image of Tiseme Zegeye

Tiseme Zegeye

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Area
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

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