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2017 LCLD Fellow and Pathfinder

March 7, 2017 – Hanson Bridgett is pleased to announce that Alison Wright and Candice Shih have been chosen to be a 2017 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow and Pathfinder respectively.

Alison Wright is a partner and chairs the Employee Benefits group. She practices in the area of corporate and employee benefits law. Her practice focuses on the tax, securities and ERISA aspects of executive and equity compensation, including nonqualified deferred compensation plans; stock compensation plans; employee stock purchase plans; change in control plans, as well as perquisite programs; and executive employment and severance agreements. For 18 years, she has been advising clients regarding their traditional employee benefit plans – including 401(k) and other retirement plans – health and welfare plans and cafeteria plans.

Candice Shih is a an associate and focuses her practice on litigation matters and represents both public and private sector clients. She represents policyholders in insurance recovery disputes in first-party and third-party actions. Candice also represents public agencies in disputes brought by constituents and employees, as well as in eminent domain actions.

LCLD President, Robert Grey writes about his ideas on what LCLD is and how it should continue to nurture the needs of diversity in the legal profession when he says, "We want to foster open and free access to opportunity for all individuals, regardless of color, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability. We want to see the legal community fielding teams that are made up of the best talent."

Founded in 2009, LCLD is a growing organization of more than 265 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Fellows program, which has trained more than 800 mid-career attorneys since 2011, is one of LCLD’s most important initiatives. For information, visit http://www.lcldnet.org/


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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