McManis Faulkner was profiled by the Daily Journal as part of its weekly “Small Firm Profile” feature. The article appeared Oct. 26 with the headline “Heavy Hitters.”
The profile includes quotes from Jim McManis, Elizabeth Pipkin and Patrick Hammon, offering a glimpse of their respective careers and personal backgrounds. Overall, the article reviews the firm’s outstanding history punching above its weight and trying unpopular and controversial cases. About the firm’s civil rights work, Elizabeth states, “It feels really good to know that we have a larger purpose.”
Patrick speaks of the family culture within the firm, recalling his start in the file room 20 years ago. “It’s great to be back,” he says, while also complimenting Jim as a “terrific mentor.”
The profile also has several glowing quotes, including one from retired Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Kevin J. Murphy where he states that Jim is “probably among the top three trial lawyers that I’ve encountered in all my years.”
To read the full profile, please click here.