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Berliner Cohen Attorneys Named to 2012 Super Lawyers

July 6, 2012 |
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Seven Berliner Cohen partners and one of counsel again have been recognized by Law & Politics as 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers.  In addition, one partner and two associates have been named as 2012 Northern California Rising Stars.  These are lawyers recognized by the legal community as up-and-coming attorneys under 40.

Berliner Cohen’s 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers:

James P.Cashman, Estate Planning & Probate
Andrew L. Faber, Land Use/Zoning
Samuel L. Farb, Real Estate
Roberta S. Hayashi, Employment Litigation, Defense
Alan J. Pinner, Closely Held Business
Jerold A. Reiton, Tax
Frank R. Ubhaus, White Collar Criminal Defense
Jonathan D. Wolf, Estate & Trust Litigation

Berliner Cohen’s 2012 Northern California Rising Stars:

Aaron M. Valenti, Tax
Dawn C. Sweatt, Business Litigation
Kate Wilson, Employment & Labor

The Law & Politics’ Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Lawyers selected for this distinction are nominated by their peers and selected through independent research by Law & Politics. They are among the top five percent in Northern California.


Berliner Cohen is one of the largest and oldest law firms in San Jose serving the business and regulatory needs of private business and public agencies. For over 40 years, the Firm has developed the special expertise required by a diverse client base consisting of nationally recognized business interests and a number of Silicon Valley’s largest national and multinational corporations, new ventures, leading real estate developers and brokerages, cutting-edge technology companies, healthcare and other service providers, banking and financial institutions, municipalities, public agencies and individuals. Berliner Cohen also meets the growing demands of the San Joaquin Valley with its Merced and Modesto offices.