SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2013) - Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass' Litigation Group has been rated in the top 10 percent of all U.S. law firms for class actions. The ranking was featured in the recently released Litigation Outlook 2014 report by BTI Consulting Group, which annually provides in-depth analysis of the litigation market. BTI draws on direct feedback from interviews with corporate counsel at the world's largest companies.

Coblentz has extensive experience defending class actions, including landmark cases representing cable giants Cox and Charter Communications and direct broadcast satellite leader DISH Network. Its litigators have also handled unfair business practice, real estate and environmental cases with notable client representations, such as Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America, San Francisco 49ers and other Fortune 500 companies.

"Our Litigation Practice provides comparable skills and experience to large, international law firms, yet we provide focused client service and a creative approach to each case at a better value," said name partner and cable, satellite and telecommunications litigation veteran, Richard Patch.

In addition to its Litigation Outlook 2014 ranking, Coblentz has also been named a 'Go-To' Law Firm for Litigation by Corporate Counsel magazine and Partner Jessica Grant was named to the Daily Journal's Top 100 list for litigation.

About Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP is a premier provider of innovative, results-oriented legal services. The firm specializes in real estate; litigation; business; intellectual property; employment; tax; and family wealth. U.S. News & World Report recognized Coblentz as one of the nation's top law firms in the Best Law Firm list, with a national ranking and a prestigious "Tier 1" ranking in the highly competitive San Francisco law firm category. For more information:

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