Fred Alvarez Awarded a Lawyer of the Year, 19 Partners Recognized by Best Lawyers 2020

Nineteen Coblentz Partners Also Recognized on the 2020 Best Lawyers in America® List.

Coblentz employment partner Fred Alvarez was awarded the Best Lawyers® 2020 Labor Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco by Best Lawyers in America® in its annual listing of the nation’s top legal talent. Fred is one of the preeminent employment lawyers in the United States, with a distinct blend of employment law experience, public service, and legal profession leadership that informs his practice providing strategic and compliance advice.

Nineteen Coblentz attorneys are also listed in the 2020 Best Lawyers in America® guide. Congratulations to these attorneys for inclusion in the guide in the following categories in San Francisco:

  • Fred Alvarez – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation –Labor and Employment
  • Jon Bass: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Jeff Bernstein: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law
  • Tim Crudo: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Pam Duffy: Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate Law
  • Phil Feldman: Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates Law
  • Gregg Ficks: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Karen Frank: Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Alan Gennis: Real Estate Law
  • David Gold: Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Jeff Knowles: Commercial Litigation
  • Danna Kozerski: Real Estate Law
  • Barbara Milanovich: Real Estate Law
  • Jim Mitchell: Trusts and Estates Law
  • Harry O’Brien: Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • Richard Patch: Litigation – Antitrust
  • Doug Sands: Real Estate Law
  • Bob Stein: Real Estate Law
  • Tay Via: Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate Law

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 94,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received over 11 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.