Listed alphabetically by firm name. Based on the Business Journal's December 2013 list of the largest North Bay law firms: Abbey Weitzenberg Warren & Emery, Anderson Zeigler Disharoon Gallagher & Gray, Beyers Costin, Bradley Curley Asiano Barrabee Abel & Kowalski, Brayton Purcell, Carle Mackie Power & Ross, Clement Fitzpatrick & Kenworthy, Coombs & Dunlap, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty, Farella Braun & Martel, Freitas McCarthy McMahon & Keating, Friedemann Goldberg, Gaw Van Male, Geary Shea O’Donnell Grattan & Mitchell, Hanson Bridgett, Keegin Harrison Schoppert Smith & Karner, Merril Arnone & Jones, Mullen & Filippi, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Mueller & Naylor, O'Brien Watters & Davis, Perry Johnson Anderson Miller & Moskowitz, Ragghianti Freitas, Smith Dollar, Spaulding McCullough & Tansil and Vasquez, Estrada & Conway LLP.
Patrick EmeryAbbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery100 Stony Point Rd., #200, Santa Rosa, 95401, abbeylaw.com, 707-542-5050
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Patrick Emery is managing partner at Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery. He is a graduate of Harvard University and has been a trial lawyer in Sonoma County for over 35 years. He is one of only four practicing attorneys in Sonoma County elected to the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. His efforts have resulted in his election to the American Board of Trial Advocates and inclusion in Best Lawyers of America. His trial experience extends to many types of commercial disputes and personal injury and wrongful death cases. He is also experienced in major consumer class actions. He is a past president of the Sonoma County Bar Association.Wendy Whitson Anderson, Zeigler, Disharoon, Gallagher & Gray50 Old Courthouse Sq., Santa Rosa, 95404, azdgg.com, 707-524-4910
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Wendy Whitson was admitted to the California Bar in 1987. A Sonoma County native, Ms. Whitson practiced and was a partner at Zankel and McGrane, a San Francisco real estate law firm for seven years before joining Anderson, Zeigler, Disharoon, Gallagher & Gray, in 1994. Areas of practice include complex commercial real estate transactions (leases, purchase/sale, easements, co-tenancy agreements), real estate portfolio management, real estate finance, and commercial loan workouts. Ms. Whitson has been managing director of the Anderson, Zeigler firm for three years.
Ms. Whitson earned her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and obtained her J.D. from Hastings College of Law, University of California, in 1987.
She is a member of both the Sonoma County Bar Association and the American Bar AssociationMichael GarciaBeyers|Costin200 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 95401, beyerscostin.com, 707-547-2000
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Managing partner Michael Garcia’s practice focuses on all aspects of business and real estate transactions. His expertise includes business entity selection and formation, corporate financing (equity and debt), private offerings, mergers and acquisition, and shareholder agreements. In addition, his extensive experience in real estate matters includes the acquisition, financing, construction, development, use and leasing of real property, real property co-ownership, and issues relating to land use and environmental.
Mr. Garcia received his Juris Doctorate degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley. He received his bachelor of science in business administration with a concentration in accounting from California State University at Sacramento.Ann Asiano Bradley, Curley, Asiano, Barrabee, Abel & Kowalski1100 Larkspur Landing Cir., Larkspur 94939, professional-law.com, 415-464-8888
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