The Best Lawyers in America 2022 Recognizes Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

Thirty Coblentz lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022.

Fred Alvarez was named 2022 Labor Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco.

Coblentz Employment partner Fred Alvarez was awarded a “Lawyer of the Year” recognition by Best Lawyers in America® for the third consecutive time. In its annual listing of the nation’s top legal talent, Best Lawyers® named Fred the 2022 Labor Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco. As one of the preeminent employment lawyers in the United States, Fred has previously been named San Francisco “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Labor and Employment in 2021 and in Labor Law – Management in 2020. Fred’s practice combines a distinct blend of employment law experience, public service, and legal profession leadership with strategic and compliance advice to employers.

Congratulations to Fred and to all 30 Coblentz attorneys listed in the 2022 Best Lawyers in America® guide, including 10 attorneys recognized as Ones to Watch. Categories of recognition are listed below.

2022 Best Lawyers® Recognitions

  • 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
  • Jeff Knowles: Commercial Litigation
  • Danna Kozerski: Real Estate Law
  • Stephen Lanctot: Employment Law – Management
  • Jaime Mannon: Trusts and Estates 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: Appellate Practice, Litigation – Antitrust
  • Doug Sands: Real Estate Law
  • Lawrence Siskind: Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Tay Via: Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate Law

2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Recognitions

  • Kiana Araghi: Real Estate Law
  • Kadeidra Honey: Trusts and Estates Law
  • Dana Kennedy: Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • Tamara Lam-Plattes: Real Estate Law
  • Seth Pardee: Tax Law
  • Ben Pulliam: Commercial Litigation
  • Kyle Recker: Real Estate Law
  • Joy Spezeski: Real Estate Law
  • Matthew Stone: Real Estate Law
  • Christopher Wiener: Litigation – Intellectual Property

Best Lawyers® lists are based entirely on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. The 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® is based on more than 10 million evaluations and recognizes just over 66,000 attorneys, the top six percent of private practicing attorneys in the US.