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

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
Lawyers Worldwide: 197

Notable

Areas of Practice

Representative Clients

Professionals

Partners

Samir J. Abdelnour

Samir J. Abdelnour

Partner - Director of Pro Bono and Social Impact
Noel M. Cook

Noel M. Cook

Partner
John T. Cu

John T. Cu

Partner
Kristina D. Lawson

Kristina D. Lawson

Managing Partner
K. Bradley  Rogerson

K. Bradley Rogerson

Partner and North Bay Market Leader
Gary A. Watt

Gary A. Watt

Partner
Fred B. Weil

Fred B. Weil

Partner
Neal L. Wolf

Neal L. Wolf

Partner

Of Counsel

Alan S. Bishop

Alan S. Bishop

Senior Counsel
Sheila B. Bridges

Sheila B. Bridges

Senior Counsel
Patrick  Burns

Patrick Burns

Senior Counsel
Nancy E. Dollar

Nancy E. Dollar

Senior Counsel
Anthony J. Dutra

Anthony J. Dutra

Senior Counsel
Stuart L. Eisler

Stuart L. Eisler

Senior Counsel
Rosanna W. Gan

Rosanna W. Gan

Senior Counsel
Catherine J. Groves

Catherine J. Groves

Senior Counsel
Sean G. Herman

Sean G. Herman

Senior Counsel
Bradford R. Hise

Bradford R. Hise

Partner - General Counsel
Kaylen  Kadotani

Kaylen Kadotani

Senior Counsel
Adrianna C. Kourafas

Adrianna C. Kourafas

Senior Counsel
Emily  Leahy

Emily Leahy

Counsel
Josephine  Mason Petrick

Josephine Mason Petrick

Senior Counsel
Laurel E. O'Connor

Laurel E. O'Connor

Senior Counsel
Ann Mary  Olson

Ann Mary Olson

Senior Counsel
Geoffrey R. Pittman

Geoffrey R. Pittman

Senior Counsel
Neepa P. Ranavat

Neepa P. Ranavat

Senior Counsel
Candice P. Shih

Candice P. Shih

Senior Counsel
Rebecca D. Takacs

Rebecca D. Takacs

Senior Counsel
Katherine M. Tsou

Katherine M. Tsou

Senior Counsel
Nicole S. Witt

Nicole S. Witt

Senior Counsel
Elisha J. Yang

Elisha J. Yang

Senior Counsel
Jennifer L. Yazdi

Jennifer L. Yazdi

Senior Counsel

Other

Mario  Fefee

Mario Fefee

Marketing Professional

Articles

The Importance of 83(b) Elections for Qualified Small Business Stock

Tax treatment under Section 83 Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 83(a) states that if property is transferred to a person in connection with the performance of services, the fair market value of the property less the amount (if any) paid for such property is included in the taxpayer's gross income when the property becomes transferable or vests (i.e., no longer subject to a substantial risk of forfeiture). Generally, property is "transferable" when it can be sold, assigned, or pledged to a third party. Treasury Regulation § 1.83-3(d)...

2022 Mid-Year Labor & Employment Seminar On-Demand Video

This seminar included panel discussions with Labor attorneys covering federal and state case updates and new laws since January 2022. The introduction and "housekeeping" for the seminar can be viewed here.   Download the full PowerPoint presentation for all sessions »   Eyes Wide Shut: Seeing Past Unconscious Bias » Most people think that if they are smart or aware, they can avoid unconscious bias entirely—but this is the wrong approach. Unconscious bias affects everyone, often in ways that are difficult to detect...

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Press

Hanson Bridgett Continues Southern California Expansion with Addition of Partner, Alex Baghdassarian

August 1, 2022 (San Francisco, CA) - Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm serving all of California and beyond, is pleased to announce that Alex Baghdassarian has joined as a Partner in the Los Angeles office. Alex joins the firm's Construction practice, bringing with him a wealth of construction litigation experience. His practice focuses on construction claims relating to construction defects, delays and impacts, and defaults and terminations. Alex also has extensive experience in construction contract drafting and administration. Alex handles binding arbitrations, and jury and bench trials in Federal and State Court, and represents clients in Northern and Southern California...

Hanson Bridgett Adds Counsel to Wine Law Practice, Establishes Presence in Napa and Sonoma

August 1, 2022 (San Francisco, CA) - Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm serving all of California and beyond, is pleased to announce that Brian Russell has joined as Counsel in the firm's Real Estate + Environment Section. "Brian rounds out our Wine Law Practice and gives us a footprint in the heart of wine country,” said Jordan Lavinsky, who chairs Hanson Bridgett’s Real Estate + Environment Section. “His wine law and land use expertise, coupled with his deep roots in the Napa and Sonoma communities, make him a true standout and asset for our clients...

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Blogs

HB Briefly

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.

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