BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines



Farella Braun + Martel Client Services Director Honored

Leader Circle firm Farella Braun + Martel’s Director of Client Services David Bruns was recently inducted as a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management.

The College of Law Practice Management is an honorary, invitation only organization made up of individuals who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of law practice management over a period of years.

Bruns was also recently recognized by the Legal Marketing Association’s International’s Hall of Fame.

The Recorder Announces Corporate Department of the Year Awards

BASF Leader Circle firms were recently recognized by The Recorder in their Corporate Department of the Year contest.

Latham & Watkins took the top honor as the Corporate Department of the Year. They were also recognized in the Global Mergers & Acquistions category.

Cooley was recognized in the Venture Capital category.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe was recognized in the Emerging Companies category.

Best Places to Work List Includes Leader Circle Firms

The following Leader Circle firms were included in the San Francisco Business Times Best Places to Work list:

Hanson Bridgett and Fenwick & West. 

Daily Journal Announces Top Women Lawyers

Congratulations to the following BASF members who were included on the Daily Journal’s “Top Women Lawyers in California” list for 2016:

Rosemarie T. Ring, Munger, Tolles & Olson; Karen E. Silverman, Latham & Watkins; Julie Wilensky, Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center; Susan J. Harriman, Keker & Van Nest; Emily Johnson Henn, Covington & Burling; Holly House, Paul Hastings; Kelly M. Dermody, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Jan Nielsen Little, Keker & Van Nest; Annette L. Hurst, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Susan Mac Cormac, Morrison & Foerster; Ashley K. Dunning, Nossaman; Sonali D. Maitra, Durie Tangri; Daralyn J. Durie, Durie Tangri; Susan E. Hollander, Venable; Debra I. Grassgreen, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones; Cecily Barclay, Perkins Coie; Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; and Gay Crosthwait Grunfeld, Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld.