Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass maintains its Band 1 ranking, the highest attainable, for Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (California) in the Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018 directory.
Known for its strong presence in the Bay Area and comprehensive real estate offering, clients commented on the Coblentz team’s strong zoning reputation and history as a real estate powerhouse, noting, “The firm is embedded in our community and has deep relationships with key stakeholders.” Another client said, “They are excellent lawyers, and down-to-earth, good people. They are my number one go-to firm for San Francisco real estate matters.”
The widely-respected legal publication also recognized three individual Coblentz real estate and land use partners, Pamela Duffy, Harry O’Brien, and Alan Gennis.
Pamela Duffy is again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the top tier, Band 1, in the Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – California category. Pam is noted for her strength in zoning and land use matters and is particularly recommended for complex, high-value public and private company transactions. She has been recognized in the guide since 2003.
Harry O’Brien is also again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 2 in the Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – California category. Clients describe Harry as “a remarkably smart and experienced real estate attorney.” He has been recognized in the guide since 2003.
Alan Gennis is ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 4, in the Real Estate – California category. He is described by clients as “a great example of a business person’s lawyer,” and “the quintessential adviser who always sees the big picture.”
Independent and objective, Chambers USA is carefully researched and widely considered to be the most reputable law firm directory in the world. Ranking criteria include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by legal clients.
Coblentz litigation partner Timothy Crudo is also recognized in the 2018 Chambers USA directory as a Leading Lawyer in the California, Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations category.