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2014 Super Lawyers Recognizes 14 Berliner Cohen Attorneys

Berliner Cohen is pleased to announce that Law & Politics has recognized 14 of its attorneys as 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers and Northern California Rising Stars, including two new additions.  Seven partners, two of counsel and one senior attorney have been recognized as Super Lawyers, and one partner and three associates have been named as Northern California Rising Stars.  “Rising Stars” are attorneys recognized by the legal community as up-and-coming attorneys under 40.

Berliner Cohen's 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers:

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

Berliner Cohen's 2014 Northern California Rising Stars:

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

Law & Politics will highlight Hayashi, Kaelin, Arguello, and Sweatt in the December 2014 “Top Women Attorneys in Northern California" in the San Francisco magazine.

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.


For over forty-five years, Berliner Cohen, founded and headquartered in San Jose, California, has been one of the most highly-respected full-service business law firms in the region. As one of the largest San Jose-based law firms, Berliner Cohen possesses the specialized expertise required to serve the business and regulatory needs of a diverse clientele, which includes publicly-traded corporations and privately-held entities across various sectors, public agencies and governmental entities, leading real estate developers, owners, operators, managers and investors, and banking and other financial institutions. Berliner Cohen also meets the growing demands of the San Joaquin Valley with its Merced and Modesto offices.