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38 THE TOP LISTS
42 LISTED BY AREA OF PRACTICE
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8 If Rebecca Kagin weren’t a lawyer, she might be hard to track down.
10 Changing the shape of San Francisco with real estate lawyer
James H. Abrams.
12 How a timely technology purchase became a lifeline for Peter Brewer.
14 Business lawyer Brandi Brown thrives on ‘playing shortstop.’
VOIR DIRE: TECHNOLOGY
15 Brief survey of your Bar colleagues.
16 Pat Gillette tells why firms should put more women and minorities
in the board room.
18 Attorney and author Anthony Perez finds his second wind.
20 A network headed by Charles Kagay helps boutique firms maximize
VOIR DIRE: DIVERSITY
22 Brief survey of your Bar colleagues.
23 Vincent Tong reveals his favorite mementos from The Eat Real Festival.
24 Shaye Diveley’s buzzer-beating play that helped deliver an arena.
26 How Elk Grove’s Hal Bartholomew got his name on a park.
Elizabeth Cabraser tackles Volkswagen,
Takata and Exxon—and seldom misses
a drumming gig. PAGE 28
32 Sacramento’s Clement Kong measures success by the people he meets.