Two Barg Coffin Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2012
Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP announces that John F. Barg and Richard C. Coffin have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012® (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). John Barg selected as the 2012 "San Francisco Best Lawyers Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year."
- San Francisco, CA (1888PressRelease) October 26, 2011 - Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP announces that John F. Barg and Richard C. Coffin have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012® (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) in the areas of Environmental Law and Litigation - Environmental. In addition, Barg is also named the "San Francisco Best Lawyers Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year."
"Rick and John are well-known and well-respected in the environmental law field, so these selections come as little surprise to those of us who have the pleasure of working with them," said R. Morgan Gilhuly, managing partner of Barg Coffin. "While the accolades of our peers are certainly appreciated, our focus, as always, is on providing outstanding service to our clients."
Barg, a founding partner of the firm, has had an active criminal and civil trial practice for more than 35 years. He has tried to verdict more than 100 civil and criminal cases, including many environmental cases involving toxic tort, cost recovery, the Clean Water Act, Superfund sites and environmental insurance coverage. Barg has also litigated numerous non-environmental matters before both federal and state courts. He earned his J.D. from Golden Gate University and his B.A. from San Jose State University. Barg has been included in The Best Lawyers in America annually since 2008.
Coffin, also a firm founder, defends environmental enforcement and toxic tort lawsuits and Proposition 65 claims, as well as prosecuting insurance coverage claims on behalf of policyholders. Coffin earned his J.D. from Stanford University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Iowa. Coffin was named "San Francisco Best Lawyers Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year" in 2010. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America annually since 2008.
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About Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP
Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP is a San Francisco-based law firm providing nationally recognized expertise in environmental law and litigation. The firm is based on a simple but sound concept: a small and efficient law firm can provide the environmental law and litigation services that clients need at a lower cost than a large, multi-disciplinary law firm. On the web at: http://www.bcltlaw.com.