Category Archives: Members in the News

Spotlight on Diversity Efforts

The following BASF Members were recognized by local bar associations within the Minority Bar Coalition with a Unity Award at the MBC’s annual reception:

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

Former U.S. Ambassador to Australia and 2003 BASF President Jeff Bleich was recently honored with the Sue Cobb Award for Exemplary Diplomatic Service by the United States Department of State.

Leaders Circle Firms Receive Perfect Scores on Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

The Bar Association of San Francisco (“BASF”) is proud to announce that 15 of BASF’s Leaders Circle firms scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign’s (“HRC”) “Corporate Equality Index 2013: Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality.” The following law firms have earned a 100% rating by satisfying all of the criteria on HRC’s scrupulous scorecard:

8-Month-Old ‘Ball of Cuteness’ Helps Raise Over 10k for the Justice & Diversity Center

Too often, attorneys in San Francisco see the impressive generosity of their firms and believe that making their own individual donation would be meaningless. And as a result, these otherwise incredibly generous attorneys never make a donation to the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC).

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

Daily Journal Top Lawyer BASF member Christopher Sullivan, Greenfield Sullivan Draa & Harrington, was mistakenly left off our November BASF Bulletin announcement about being named a Top Lawyer in California…

BASF Because…

Alison B. Torbitt Nixon Peabody Practice Area: Environmental Law Twitter: @NixonPeabodyLLP Fun/Interesting fact or facts: I was an aquatic ecotoxicologist prior to becoming a lawyer. Try saying that one fast!…

Eight Members to be Honored for Contributions to Legal Community

BASF will honor eight outstanding members at its December 17 Annual Membership Luncheon. The following members are being honored with an Award of Merit: Fred Fields, Coblentz, Patch, Duffy, &…

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

Leaders Circle Firm Ranks #1 in Recorder Reader Poll Congratulations to BASF Leaders Circle Firm Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney, they were chosen number one in the “Best Malpractice Law…

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass Attorneys Protect Low-Income Consumers

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) thanks Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass for its recent exceptional volunteer efforts on behalf of low-income consumers. By mid-August 2013, led by partner Fred…

BASF-Sponsored Voting Rights Resolution Passes ABA House of Delegates

Co-sponsored with the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities and the Standing Committee on Election Law, in August, The Bar Association of San Francisco presented to…