BASF’s Sponsor Firm Program Thriving As Seven New Firms Added

2013 has been an exceptional year for BASF’s Sponsor Firm program with the addition of seven new firms.

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A BASF Sponsor Firm is a firm with ten or more attorneys in its office that pays for 100% of its attorneys to be BASF members. Sponsor firms receive exclusive benefits including the ability to host diversity receptions and in-house counsel mixers; Managing Partner dinner invitations; the ability to submit content to iCounsel (an enewsletter sent to 2,000 in-house counsel); and increased media visibility in all of our publications.

The seven newest members of BASF’s Sponsor Firm family are:  Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum; Dudnick Detwiler Rivin & Stikker; Freeland Cooper & Foreman; Jones Clifford Johnson Dehner Wong Morrison Sheppard & Bell; Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney; Phillips Spallas & Angstadt; and Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith.

The attorneys of Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum are well-versed in toxic tort, environmental law, business litigation, product liability, and employment law matters. The firm’s Managing Partner is Noel Edlin.

Dudnick Detwiler Rivin & Stikker offers its clients expertise in business, real estate, taxation, estate planning and trust and estate administration, and commercial litigation. The firm’s Managing Partner is Thomas Stikker.

Freeland Cooper & Foreman provides a full range of business, corporate, labor and employment, real estate, finance, tax, estate planning, civil litigation and alternative dispute resolution services.  The Managing Partner of the firm is Steven Cooper.

Jones Clifford Johnson Dehner Wong Morrison Sheppard & Bell are leaders in personal injury, workers’ compensation, and disability retirement law in California.  The firm is led by Managing Partners Christopher Dehner and Steger Johnson.

Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney focuses their practice on professional liability, product liability, catastrophic injuries, class actions/mass torts, intellectual property, white-collar defense, employment, taxation and business.  The Managing Director of the firm is Michael P. Bradley.

Phillips Spallas & Angstadt handles cases in many areas of civil litigation, with formal practice groups in the areas of commercial, construction, employment, environmental, insurance, landlord-tenant, auto-UM, nonprofit, premises, product, professional errors & omissions, and real estate and real property litigation. The firm is led by Managing Partners Robert Phillips, Gregory Spallas, and Todd Angstadt.

Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith is a civil litigation law firm who provide negotiation assistance, strategic guidance, and preventive counseling.  The managing partners of the firm are Allan Steyer, Jeffrey Lowenthal, Nick Boodrookas, Carlos Alvarez, and Edward Smith.

For more information about the Sponsor Firm program, email Leonard Lun, Director of Membership, at llun@sfbar.org.