All people are equal before the law.

A good attorney is what makes the difference.

Whether individuals or corporations, at Farbstein & Blackman, we aggressively and efficiently seek results on behalf of our clients, in business, employment, and professional liability matters.


Employment Law

Not all labor lawsuits and employer grievances are the same. At Farbstein & Blackman, we will represent and fight for you every step of the way.

Professional Liability

We devote a substantial portion of our practice to representing licensed professionals in errors and omissions as well as malpractice litigation.

Mediation

At Farbstein & Blackman, mediation and dispute resolution cases results in a mutually satisfactory settlement in the vast majority of cases.

Civil Litigation

Our attorneys represent clients in all forms of civil litigation, including business and commercial disputes as well as personal injury and malpractice defense.


Michael A. Farbstein

Michael A. Farbstein

Attorney

A career civil litigator with substantial trial experience, Michael Farbstein, regularly handles employment and business litigation for both companies and individuals, including discrimination, wage and hour and unfair competition claims.

Maggie W. Trinh

Maggie W. Trinh

Attorney

Maggie Trinh focuses her practice on all aspects of employment law, including wage and hour claims, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employment contracts, ADA compliance, and misclassification claims.

Ramsey F. Kawar

Ramsey F. Kawar

Attorney

Ramsey Kawar has been a litigator since 2001 and focuses his practice extensively on professional liability litigation, commercial contracts and business law. He is licensed before the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Our Story

With substantial trial and arbitration expertise since 1978, Farbstein & Blackman, is recognized by its peers as a preeminent civil litigation law firm in the Bay Area of Northern California.

Central to our success is our emphasis on insightful and practical case planning. We work closely with our clients to develop a case strategy, based upon our evaluation of the case and the demands of the circumstances. We stress the need for a simple, compelling presentation, despite complex facts and law. We marshal the necessary investigation and expert witnesses. We are technologically savvy, utilizing the latest trial software and demonstrative evidence techniques. We rely upon our common sense, and a wealth of experience.

Our attorneys provide skilled representation to clients in the areas of professional liability, employment law, business litigation, personal injury litigation, estate planning services, mediation and arbitration of civil disputes.