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2013 Super Lawyers Recognizes Thirteen Berliner Cohen Attorneys

Thirteen Berliner Cohen attorneys have been recognized by Law & Politics as 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers and Northern California Rising Stars.  Included in this group, seven partners and one of counsel again have been recognized as Super Lawyers, and one partner and four associates have been named as Northern California Rising Stars.  The Rising Stars are attorneys recognized by the legal community as up-and-coming attorneys under 40.

Berliner Cohen's 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers:

James P. CashmanEstate & Probate
Andrew L. FaberLand Use/Zoning
Samuel L. FarbReal Estate
Roberta S. Hayashi, Employment Litigation: Defense 
Alan J. Pinner, Closely Held Business
Jerold A. ReitonTax
Frank R. UbhausCriminal Defense: White Collar
Jonathan D. WolfEstate & Trust Litigation

Berliner Cohen's 2013 Northern California Rising Stars:

Kara Arguello, Employment Litigation: Defense
Andrew J. Giorgianni, Real Estate
Dawn C. Sweatt, General Litigation
Aaron M. Valenti, Tax
Kate Wilson, Employment & Labor

In addition, Super Lawyers will spotlight Hayashi, Arguello, Sweatt and Wilson in their “Top Women Attorneys in Northern California in the December 2013 issue of San Francisco magazine. The Super Lawyers will also feature Faber, Farb, Hayashi, and Ubhaus in the November 2013 Super Lawyers Business Edition.

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 45 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.