McManis’ inclusion in the 2014 list marks his sixteenth consecutive year of recognition, placing him in select company. He was named in the categories of Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar;
Included for the seventh year in a row, Faulkner was recognized in the areas of Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Real Estate; and Litigation – Trusts & Estates. Leading McManis Faulkner’s business practice, Faulkner is a seasoned civil trial lawyer focused on business disputes, commercial real estate matters and probate litigation. He represents a wide range of businesses, including high technology companies, and advises on corporate and partnership matters. A Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Faulkner earned his J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law (1978) and his B.A. in Sociology from Stanford University (1973).
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McManis Faulkner, a San Jose, Calif. trial firm, provides a full range of services, representing both corporations and individuals through trial and appeal. The firm handles a wide range of litigation, including business, civil rights, class actions, criminal, employment, family, general civil, intellectual property, personal injury, probate, and professional negligence. With experienced, well-trained trial lawyers and staff, McManis Faulkner prides itself on its diversity – beyond ethnic, cultural and religious diversity, women comprise a majority of the firm’s management and staff. On the Web: http://www.mcmanislaw.com.
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