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Hanson Bridgett LLP

Hanson Bridgett LLP  

Legal Services | California, USA

tel: 925-746-8460 | fax:
1676 No. California Blvd., Suite 620 | Walnut Creek | California | 94596 | USA

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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.

  • 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.


Eric Clarke

Eric S. ClarkePartner and East Bay Market Leader

Kristina Lawson

Kristina D. LawsonManaging Partner


California Privacy Rights Act – What's Next?
Hanson Bridgett LLP, September 2021

In the November 2020 election, California voters approved the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (“CPRA”) amending the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). Businesses are expected to comply with the CPRA by January 1, 2022. Together, the CCPA and CPRA set out standards that California businesses must follow in gathering and maintaining personal information about consumers. This Article provides an overview of those laws, summarizes the key updates that the CPRA made to the CCPA, and provides a checklist of items to help senior care providers comply with both laws. The CCPA The CCPA became effective January 1, 2020...

California Legislature Takes Aim at Brown Act Teleconferencing Requirements
Hanson Bridgett LLP, September 2021

Key Points The State Assembly and Senate have both passed AB 361 and AB 339, two bills aimed at addressing Brown Act teleconferencing requirements in the COVID-19 landscape. The Governor is expected to sign or veto the bills before October 1. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor issued an Executive Order suspending certain Brown Act constraints, and allowing for teleconference meetings without following procedural requirements that otherwise would have been in effect. The Executive Order will expire on September 30. The California State Assembly and Senate have passed two bills—All articles submitted by Hanson Bridgett LLP


Hanson Bridgett Partner Chosen for National Professional Achievement and Service Award
Hanson Bridgett LLP, September 2021

September 17, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, a preeminent law firm for all of California, is pleased to announce that Shannon Nessier, a litigation partner, received the 2021 Richard H. Krochock Award. Each year, DRI, the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel, selects individuals from its nationwide membership and names recipients for the organization's annual Professional Achievement and Service Awards...

Hanson Bridgett Achieves Mansfield 4.0 Certified Plus Status
Hanson Bridgett LLP, September 2021

September 13, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, a preeminent law firm for all of California, is pleased to announce that the firm has officially achieved Diversity Lab's Mansfield 4.0 Certification Plus status. In July 2020, the firm joined 116 other law firms nationwide in seeking certification under the latest iteration of the Mansfield Rule. The rule measures whether law firms have affirmatively considered at least 30 percent women, attorneys of color, individuals who self-identify as LGBTQ+, and lawyers with disabilities for leadership and governance roles, equity partner promotions, formal client pitch opportunities, and senior lateral positions...

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.

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