Executive Committee

Downey Brand is managed by a six-person executive committee consisting of the managing partner, the chairman and four at-large members.

Cassandra M. Ferrannini


Sacramento 916.520.5387 direct

Christian L. Marsh


San Francisco 415.848.4830 direct

Scott L. Shapiro

Managing Partner

Sacramento 916.520.5234 direct

Reno 775.329.5900 direct

Melissa A. Thorme


Sacramento 916.520.5376 direct

San Francisco 415.848.4800 direct

William R. Warne


Sacramento 916.520.5217 direct

Matthew J. Weber


Stockton 209.472.3922 direct

Sacramento 916.444.1000 direct


Annie S. Amaral

Mentoring Partner

Sacramento 916.520.5243 direct

Meghan M. Baker

Recruiting Partner

Sacramento 916.520.5510 direct

Jamie P. Dreher

Pro Bono Partner

Sacramento 916.520.5478 direct

Reno 775.329.5900 direct

Mary J. Martinelli

Marketing Partner

Sacramento 916.520.5278 direct

Matthew W. Ellis

Chair, Corporate, Securities and Tax Group

San Francisco 415.848.4846 direct

Janlynn R. Fleener

Chair, Litigation Practice Group

Sacramento 916.520.5227 direct

Nicole E. Granquist

Chair, Natural Resources Group

Sacramento 916.520.5369 direct