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2015 Super Lawyers Recognizes 11 Berliner Cohen Attorneys

Berliner Cohen, LLP is pleased to announce Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized 11 of its attorneys as 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers and Northern California Rising Stars.  Six partners, one of counsel and one senior attorney have been recognized as Super Lawyers, and one partner and two 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 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers:

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

Super Lawyers Magazine will highlight Faber, Farb, Murphy, Ubhaus, and Reiton in the 2015 Super Lawyers Business Edition published in November.

Berliner Cohen's 2015 Northern California Rising Stars:

Kara L. Arguello, Employment Litigation: Defense
Dawn C. Sweatt, General Litigation
Aaron M. Valenti, Tax

To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The selected lawyers are among the top five percent in Northern California.


For over forty-five years, Berliner Cohen, LLP, 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.