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Sandra A. Edwards

Sandra A. Edwards

Farella Braun & Martel LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA

Sandra Edwards, the chair of Farella’s Environmental Law Department, has extensive trial experience in federal and state court in her litigation practice and as a former Assistant District Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco.

Ms. Edwards has strategically and effectively litigated on behalf of her corporate clients in high-stakes environmental lawsuits involving toxic torts and contaminated sites, CERCLA, FIFRA and Proposition 65, as well as private attorney general actions and citizen suits. Her clients include chemical and agricultural companies, manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and developers. She also represents manufacturers and distributors in both individual and class action lawsuits that involve products ranging from pharmaceuticals to agricultural chemicals to construction materials.

Ms. Edwards has extensive experience in construction law. She represents owners, developers and contractors and has successfully handled claims for breach of contract and professional negligence, and for extra work, delay, disruption and loss of productivity.

Ms. Edwards has served two terms as a member of Farella’s five-person Advisory Board, which provides long-term strategic direction for the firm. She is the General Counsel and Secretary for the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.


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