log in
Print | Back

Hanson Bridgett LLP

Hanson Bridgett LLP  

Legal Services | California, USA

tel: 877-342-6766 | fax: 415-541-9366
425 Market St., 26th Floor | San Francisco | California | 94105 | USA

Main Contacts

Hanson Bridgett LLP's Overview

Hanson Bridgett is a law firm with more than 180 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, the North Bay, the East Bay and Los Angeles. Serving clients since 1958, we are well known in Northern California and have earned a national reputation in many of our practice areas. Our diverse client list includes large national and global companies as well as many governmental entities, regional businesses and individuals. While we keep true to our California roots, our work increasingly takes us across state and national borders. We are a certified B Corp and are socially responsible members of our communities. Our firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, charitable giving, pro bono legal work and hands-on service.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1958
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 5
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 192


Areas of Practice
  • Appellate
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental & Natural Resources
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Food and Beverage
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Recovery
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Privacy, Data Security and Information Governance
  • Real Estate
  • Senior Housing and Care
  • Shopping Centers
  • Sustainable Business and Impact Investing
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Water Law
Representative Clients
  • American Seniors Housing Association
  • America's Cup Event Authority
  • California Assisted Living Association
  • Continuing Life
  • Droga Chocolates
  • Geosyntec Consultants, Inc
  • HealthWafer
  • Lighthouse Capital Partners
  • Leisure Sports Inc.
  • New Leaf Community Markets
  • Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services
  • Prologis, Inc.
  • Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.
  • Regency Centers
  • Southern California Regional Rail Authority
  • The Jenks Group, Inc.
  • Truckee-Carson Irrigation District
  • Western United Dairymen
  • Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.


John Cu

John T. CuPartner

Kristina Lawson

Kristina D. LawsonManaging Partner

K. Bradley Rogerson

K. Bradley RogersonPartner and North Bay Market Leader


Of Counsel

Alan Bishop

Alan S. BishopSenior Counsel

Anthony Dutra

Anthony J. DutraSenior Counsel

Stuart Eisler

Stuart L. EislerSenior Counsel

Catherine Groves

Catherine J. GrovesSenior Counsel

Bradford Hise

Bradford R. HisePartner - General Counsel

Kaylen Kadotani

Kaylen KadotaniSenior Counsel

Ann Mary Olson

Ann Mary OlsonSenior Counsel

Matthew Peck

Matthew J. PeckSenior Counsel

Geoffrey Pittman

Geoffrey R. PittmanSenior Counsel

Neepa Ranavat

Neepa P. RanavatSenior Counsel

Payam Saljoughian

Payam A. SaljoughianSenior Counsel

Daren Shaver

Daren R. ShaverSenior Counsel

Candice Shih

Candice P. ShihSenior Counsel

Nicole Witt

Nicole S. WittSenior Counsel

Elisha Yang

Elisha J. YangSenior Counsel


Jillian  Ames

Jillian AmesLaw Clerk

Maribel  Lopez

Maribel LopezLaw Clerk

Ashley Nakai

Ashley NakaiLaw Clerk

Katy von Tresco

Katy von TrescoMarketing/Business Development Director


California’s AB 45 Opens the Door to Manufacture and Sale of Industrial Hemp Products
Hanson Bridgett LLP, November 2021

On October 6, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 45 (AB 45) into law. AB 45 permits the manufacture and sale of a wide range of products containing regulated amounts of industrial hemp. Below is a brief overview: What is industrial hemp? “Industrial hemp” is defined as cannabis plants that have no more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). What products qualify? Products manufactured with industrial hemp will no longer be classified as “adulterated” under the California Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law simply because they contain industrial hemp, cannabinoids, extracts, or industrial hemp derivatives...

California Department of Justice Announces Housing Strike Force
Hanson Bridgett LLP, November 2021

Key Points The California Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing for increased enforcement of state housing laws, primarily focusing on local governments. The Housing Strike Force announcement is part of an ongoing trend of the state increasing enforcement of state housing laws. On November 3rd, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the creation of a “Housing Strike Force” within the DOJ, as part of DOJ’s effort to advance housing access, affordability, and equity in California...

All articles submitted by Hanson Bridgett LLP


Hanson Bridgett Secures Major Sixth District Appellate Victory
Hanson Bridgett LLP, November 2021

November 2, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, partners, Andrew Bassak and Christopher Rheinheimer secured a major victory with the Sixth District Court of Appeal upholding a 2017 trial court win from Monterey Superior Court for firm client, Aera Energy, LLC (“Aera Energy”). Bassak and Rheinheimer also represented co-lead Plaintiff, Aera Energy in the underlying action, which involved a four-day combined mandate and takings trial of six consolidated cases to avoid a regulatory taking of oil and gas operations valued in excess of $1 billion...

Hanson Bridgett Receives Top Performer Award for DEI Efforts
Hanson Bridgett LLP, October 2021

October 27, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm for all of California, has been named a Top Performer by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), recognizing those law firms and corporations showing a strong commitment to building more diverse organizations and a more inclusive legal profession. LCLD is one of the nation’s leading organizations promoting diversity and consists of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession...

All press submitted by Hanson Bridgett LLP


Appellate Insight
Hanson Bridgett LLP 

A Hanson Bridgett blog updating on current Appellate news/events.

Drone Law Blog
Hanson Bridgett LLP 

Commercial Drone Use In California - A Legal Blog

HB Briefly
Hanson Bridgett LLP 

Briefly is designed to provide readers with updates on the latest litigation developments in California. Our focus is on general litigation as well as issues surrounding class actions, products liability, discovery, privacy, cybersecurity, and the professional practice of law.

Infrastructure Law Blog
Hanson Bridgett LLP 

Insights on California and national public works construction issues

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

HOME | SITE MAP | GLANCE | PRIVACY POLICY | DISCLAIMER |  © World Services Group, 2021