2006 Archive


New Bay Area Magazine Grants Boalt Alumni Top Honors

Bay Area Lawyers Magazine has named 117 Boalt graduates to its list of Top Lawyers in the Bay Area. The article, published in the new magazine's third issue, dated May/June, identifies 500 of the region's most outstanding lawyers, categorizing them based on their fields of practice. To be named a "top lawyer," each candidate had to be nominated by at least five peers. Boalt Hall congratulates the following alumni named to this list:

Antitrust

  • Robert A. Padway '70, Cooper, White & Cooper, San Francisco
  • Joel Sanders '82, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, San Francisco
  • Anita F. Stork '89, Cooley Godward, LLP, San Francisco

Appellate

  • Raymond A. Cardozo '94, Reed Smith, LLP, San Francisco
  • John H. Douglas '95, Foley and Lardner, San Francisco
  • Martin L. Fineman '82, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, San Francisco
  • Don Ramsey '79, Holland and Knight, San Francisco

Banking and Finance

  • Peter H. Carson '85, Bingham McCutchen, LLP, San Francisco
  • Robin A. Chesler '89, Baker & McKenzie, LLP, San Francisco
  • John S. Siamas '70, Reed Smith, LLP, San Francisco

Benefits and Compensations

  • Glenn J. Borromeo '85, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, San Francisco
  • David F. Boyle '73, Piper Rudnick & Gray Cary, LLP, San Francisco
  • R. Bradford Huss '76, Trucker Huss, San Francisco
  • Nancy L. Ober '70, Littler Mendelson, PC, San Francisco
  • Barbara Pletcher '84, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, San Francisco

Biotechnology

  • Barbara Kosacz '88, Cooley Godward, LLP, Palo Alto

Business and Corporate

  • Robert A. Buchman '64, Shapiro, Buchman, Provine & Patton, LLP, San Francisco
  • Brett Cooper '95, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, San Francisco
  • Richard L. Greene '63, Greene Radovsky Maloney & Share, San Francisco
  • Douglas L. Hammer '74, Shartis Friese, LLP, San Francisco
  • Alan Kalin '78, Bingham McCutchen, LLP, San Francisco
  • Gregory McCoy '74, Gagen McCoy McMahon & Armstrong, Danville
  • Michael C. Phillips '76, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, Palo Alto
  • Charles W. Reese '69, Wulfsberg Reese Colvig & Firstman, Oakland
  • Arthur L. Silberman '61, Cooper, White & Cooper LLP, San Francisco
  • Joyce Y. Smith '93, Baker & McKenzie, LLP, San Francisco
  • Larry W. Sonsini '99, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, PC, Palo Alto
  • Robert S. Stein '74, Stein & Lubin, LLP, San Francisco

Business Litigation

  • Stephanie Powers Skaff '95, Farella Braun + Martel, LLP, San Francisco

Civil Litigation

  • Raymond J. Bergez '63, Filice Brown Eassa & McLeod, LLP, Oakland
  • James McManis '67, McManis Faulkner & Morgan, San Jose

Civil Rights

  • Joel S. Goldman '80, Hanson Bridgett Marcus Vlahos & Rudy, LLP, San Francisco
  • Anne S. Hilleary '88, Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley, San Jose

Class Action

  • Steven Smith '83, O'Melveny & Meyers, LLP, San Francisco

Commercial Litigation

  • Thomas H. Clarke, Jr. '70, Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley, San Francisco
  • Robert A. Goodin '74, Goodin, MacBride Squeri Ritchie & Day, LLP, San Francisco
  • Kenneth E. Keller '76, Krieg Keller Sloan Reilley & Roman, San Francisco
  • Charles G. Miller '66, Bartko, Zankel, Tarrant & Miller, San Francisco
  • Peter E. Root '89, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, San Francisco
  • James R. Walsh '71, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, LLP, San Francisco

Construction

  • Kenneth M. Miller '66, Morgan Miller Blair, A Law Group, Walnut Creek
  • Keith L. Slenkovich '87, Thelan Reid & Priest, LLP, San Jose
  • H. James Wulfsberg '69, Wulfsberg Reese Colvig & Firstman, Oakland

Consumer

  • Elizabeth Cabraser '78, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, San Francisco

Corporate Securities

  • Peter Cohn '81, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, San Francisco
  • Robb A. Scott '79, Piper Rudnick & Gray Cary, LLP, San Francisco
  • Robert E. Sullivan '61, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, San Francisco
  • Eric H. Wang '95, Piper Rudnick & Gray Cary, LLP, East Palo Alto
  • Stanton D. Wong '83, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP San Francisco

Criminal Defense

  • William E. Gagen Jr. '68, Gagen McCoy McMahon & Armstrong, Danville

Emerging Growth & Technology

  • Allison Leopold Tilley '88, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, Palo Alto
  • William E. Zisko '78, Tomlinson Zisko, LLP, Palo Alto

Employment

  • Angela M. Bradstreet '80, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, LLP, San Francisco
  • Steven M. Fink '70, Mesirow & Fink, San Jose
  • Andrew F. Pierce '81, Pierce & Shearer, LLP, Palo Alto
  • Allison Woodall '95, Hanson Bridgett Marcus Vlahos & Rudy, LLP, San Francisco

Energy

  • William D. Kissinger '87, Bingham McClutchen, LLP, San Francisco
  • James M. Schurz '89, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, San Francisco

Environmental

  • Stephen G. Blitch '76, Reed Smith, LLP, Oakland
  • Rachel B. Hooper '80, Shute Mihaly & Weinberger, San Francisco
  • Karen J. Nardi '82, Bingham McCutchen, LLP, San Francisco
  • Carita Shanklin '97, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, LLP, Oakland
  • E. Clement Shute Jr. '64, Shute Mihaly & Weinberger, San Francisco
  • Alan C. Waltner '78, Bingham McClutchen, LLP, San Francisco
  • Edgar Washburn '62, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, San Francisco

Estate Planning

  • Janice B. Lawrence '83, Folger Levin & Kahn, LLP, San Francisco
  • Deanna D. Lyon '72, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, LLP, San Francisco
  • David L. Nevis '65, Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, San Jose
  • Myron Sugarman '67, Cooley Godward, LLP, San Francisco

Family Law

  • Harry Hanson '55, Hanson Family Law Group, LLP, San Mateo

Government

  • Martin A. Mattes '74, Nossaman Guthner Knox & Elliot, LLP, San Francisco

Insurance

  • Charles N. Freiberg '76, Heller Ehrman, LLP, San Francisco
  • Robert Schiff '72, Haight Brown and Bonesteel, San Francisco

Intellectual Property

  • Craig H. Casebeer '73, Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder, LLP, Cupertino
  • Evan R. Cox, Covington & Burling, San Francisco
  • Jeffrey A. Miller '79, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, Menlo Park
  • Roger R. Meyers '88, Piper Rudnick & Gray Cary, LLP, San Francisco
  • Gary Shapiro '66, Baker & McKenzie, LLP, San Francisco

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Alexander L. Brainerd '68, Heller Ehrman, LLP, San Francisco
  • Charlene M. Morrow '88, Fenwick & West, LLP, Mountain View

Land Use

  • Robert Wyatt '75, Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory, San Francisco

Litigation

  • Denise Abrams '86, Kazan McClain Abrams Fernandez Lyons & Farrise, Oakland
  • Albert J. Boro Jr. '86, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, San Francisco
  • Theodore G. Brown III '84, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, LLP, Palo Alto
  • Jeffry S. Butler '95, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, LLP, San Francisco
  • Thomas V. Christopher '96, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, San Francisco
  • Daniel J. Furniss '76, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, LLP, Palo Alto
  • Stanley L. Gibson '70, Gibson Robb & Lindh, LLP, San Francisco
  • Melinda Haag '87, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, San Francisco
  • William L. Jaeger '68, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, LLP, San Francisco
  • Paul M. Loya '73, Atkinson Andelson Lota Ruud & Romo, Pleasanton
  • James F. McCabe '82, Morrison & Foerster, LLP, San Francisco
  • Timothy Miller '91, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, San Francisco
  • John M. Ottoboni '72, Ferrari Ottoboni, LLP, San Jose
  • David A. Priebe '90, Piper Rudnick & Gray Gary, LLP, East Palo Alto
  • William Reed Sawyers '87, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, San Francisco
  • Amanda M. Steiner '97, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, LLP, Oakland
  • Joseph R. Tiffany '75, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, Palo Alto
  • Lenard G. Weiss '62, Steefel, Levitt & Weiss, San Francisco
  • Richard C. Wooton '79, Cox, Wootton, Griffin, Hansen & Poulos, LLP, San Francisco

Medical Malpractice

  • D. Stuart Candland '70, Craddick, Candland & Conti, Danville

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Celeste E. Greene '93, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, San Francisco
  • Anthony J. Richmond '88, Latham & Watkins, LLP, Menlo Park
  • Robert (Bob) M. Smith '80, Reed Smith, LLP, San Francisco
  • Carl J. Stoney, Jr. '70, Reed Smith, LLP, San Francisco

Patent Litigation

  • Brent Yamashita '97, Piper Rudnick & Gray Cary, LLP, San Francisco

Personal Injury

  • Eliot S. Jubelirer '74, Morgenstein & Jubelirer, LLP, San Francisco
  • Dale Minami '71, Minami Lew & Tamaki, LLP, San Francisco

Product Liability

  • Ralph A. Lombardi '70, Lombardi Loper & Conant, LLP, Oakland

Real Estate

  • Daniel W. Ballesteros '89, Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc., San Jose
  • Sanford A. Berliner '61, Berliner Cohen, San Jose
  • Carol K. Dillon '82, Bingham McCutchen, LLP, East Palo Alto
  • Les A. Hausrath '73, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean, LLP, Oakland
  • Robert C. Herr '67, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, San Francisco
  • Dirk R. Mueller '93, Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP, San Francisco
  • Harry O'Brien '84, Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, LLP, San Francisco
  • William C. Robbins III '66, Robbins Palmer & Allen, Oakland
6/23/2006