SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP (GMSR), a nationally-recognized appellate law firm, will expand beyond its Los Angeles headquarters when it opens its second office in San Francisco on April 1, 2016. The addition of this office supports the firm's growth strategy and enhances its accessibility to clients in both Northern and Southern California.
GMSR also welcomes its newest partner, Laurie Hepler. Formerly chair of the Appellate Practice Group at Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP, she will anchor the firm's San Francisco office.
Laurie has been an active appellate lawyer for most of her 23-year career, advocating for clients in courts around the U.S. as well as in California. She is certified as a Specialist in Appellate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and a member of the highly selective California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. She has twice received the prestigious California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award. Very unusual for an appellate lawyer, Laurie has also first-chaired three trials.
Tim Coates, GMSR's managing partner, said: "Laurie's talent, experience, practice, and personality make her a perfect match. We are proud to have her join us and represent the firm in Northern California."
About GMSR: Greines, Martin, Stein and Richland LLP devotes its practice exclusively to appellate law. It is one of the nation's leading appellate law firms, with more than three decades of experience handling cases in the United States Supreme Court, the Federal Courts of Appeal, every appellate court in California, and state appellate courts across the country.
SOURCE Greines, Martin, Stein and Richland LLP