Pam Duffy & Harry O'Brien Ranked as Leading Lawyers in Land Use by Chambers USA

Coblentz real estate partners Pam Duffy and Harry O’Brien are listed in the California, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use category of the 2017 Chambers USA guide, published by Chambers & Partners. Pam and Harry have been consistently ranked as Leading Lawyers by Chambers USA since 2003.

Pam Duffy is again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the top tier, Band 1, noted for her strength in zoning and land use matters. Clients described Pam to Chambers as having “superb breadth of knowledge” and “really understands how San Francisco works, not only in her legal expertise and intelligence, but also her great political knowledge of the town. She is great to deal with.” Harry O’Brien is also again ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Band 2. Clients describe Harry as “a very good and solid land use attorney who is well connected in San Francisco,” and “a smart guy.”

The Coblentz real estate practice is also listed in the top tier, Band 1, for California, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. Known for its strong presence in the Bay Area and comprehensive real estate offering, clients also commented on the Coblentz team’s strong zoning reputation and clear communication skills: “I find them very easy to work with; they have a reputation for being one of the top firms in the city, especially on land use. They are very straightforward; they say what they think in a way we can understand, and they get good results.” Another client praises the team’s commitment to their goals, noting “Very good focus on our needs, with a consistency and continuity I appreciate.”

London-based Chambers and Partners conducts intensive, continuous research to identify the world’s leading lawyers and law firms – individual lawyers are ranked (in their practice-areas) on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their client-service.

Coblentz litigation partner Timothy Crudo is also listed by Chambers USA as a Leading Lawyer in the California, Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations category.