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America's Cup Trials
Andrew with the America's Cup
America's Cup and Golden Gate Bridge
America's Cup 34 - Wrap-Up


Official Law Firm of the 34th America's Cup

Hanson Bridgett has been a highlight on San Francisco’s legal landscape for more than half a century. We’re using that experience to bring the action-packed competition to the Bay’s challenging waters.

We’re honored and excited to be part of this historic event which will showcase our city for the entire world.

“When it came to selecting our official legal provider, Hanson Bridgett stood alone as a firm with the regional expertise, depth of talent, and reputation among clients we were looking for," said Sam Hollis, general counsel of the America's Cup Event Authority. "Their unwavering commitment and flexibility has proven time and again, we made the right choice.” Read more

About the America’s Cup

Nearly 160 years old, the America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport. The America’s Cup has evolved into one of the world's leading sporting competitions – featuring the best sailors on the world’s fastest boats, the wing-sailed AC45 and AC72 catamarans.

The new America's Cup World Series began its inaugural season August 2011. In the summer of 2013, the 34th America's Cup begins with the Louis Vuitton Cup July 13- September 1, followed by the America's Cup Finals September 7-22. Learn more

The America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project 

The AC Healthy Ocean Project is focused on increasing public awareness of oceanic health issues and spurring widespread demand for comprehensive protection and rehabilitation programs in concert with global and local nonprofit ocean conservation organizations. Hanson Bridgett is donating $100,000 towards the project. Learn more

“Protecting our ocean is no longer a luxury we can defer for another day,” said Andrew Giacomini, managing partner of Hanson Bridgett. “The health of our planet and the health of our communities is at stake, and only through immediate and sustained effort can this issue begin to be addressed. The AC Healthy Ocean Project represents a huge step towards tangible change and we are proud to be supporting its mission with this donation." Learn more