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Hanson Bridgett Ranks in Top 50 Best Firms for Minority Partners and Minority Attorneys


May 16, 2016 (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) — Hanson Bridgett is honored to be recognized by Law360 as one of The 50 Best Firms for Minority Partners and Minority Attorneys, coming in at #24 and #33 respectively. Law360's 2016 Diversity Snapshot revealed that "less than 15 percent of attorneys at U.S. law firms surveyed by Law360 are minorities. Less than 9 percent of partners at U.S. law firms are minorities."

Law360 ranked firms by examining a variety of factors, including the percentage of partners, both equity and nonequity, who are minorities; the percentage of associate-level attorneys who are minorities; and the total number of minority attorneys at the firm.

This recent acknowledgement comes on the heels of the firm also having been named as a top law firm for female attorneys by Law360. Hanson Bridgett ranked #24 out of 100 and was also named as one of 25 “Ceiling Smashers.” This year’s Ceiling Smashers are the 25 U.S.-based law firms out of more than 300 surveyed that have the highest percentage of female partners, including equity and nonequity partners.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett has more than 150 attorneys located in offices in San Francisco, the North Bay, Sacramento, and the East Bay. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals, including a number of public retirement systems and public agencies in California. More information on Hanson Bridgett can be found at www.hansonbridgett.com.

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Michelle Klopp
Chief Marketing Officer
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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