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2012 Sees 10% Growth for Hanson Bridgett

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to welcome three new attorneys to the firm’s San Francisco office. The addition of these three attorneys brings our total numbers for 2012 to 15 new firm attorneys, representing about a 10% growth within the attorney ranks for the first half of the year.

Christopher A. Karachale joins as Senior Counsel in the firm's corporate section. He advises individuals and businesses on a broad range of tax planning and controversy matters. Christopher was previously with Wood LLP and has a B.A. from Middlebury College, an M.A. from Stanford University, a J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law and his LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

Brendan A. Quigley joins the firm as an Associate in the litigation section. Brendan has a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.A. from The George Washington University and a J.D. from University of California, Hasting College of Law.

Amber A. Ward is an Associate residing in the firm's corporate section and will be part of the firm's Employee Benefits practice group. Amber's practice focuses on counseling public and private employers with respect to a variety of compensation and benefits matters. She has a B.B.A. from University of Michigan and a J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law.

"We are fortunate to add this talented young group of attorneys to the firm," said Andrew Giacomini, Managing Partner of Hanson Bridgett. "We continue to be strategic regarding our attorney acquisitions, growing practices and sections as dictated by our clients' needs."

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Hanson Bridgett is a law firm with more than 150 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, the North Bay, Silicon Valley and the East Bay. 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.

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Michelle Klopp
Hanson Bridgett LLP
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San Francisco, CA 94105

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