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2017 Rick Palmore LCLD Alumni Award

May 12, 2017 – Hanson Bridgett is pleased to announce that John Cu, a litigation partner, is a recipient of the 2017 Rick Palmore Award for his, "outstanding achievements, commitment, and leadership of LCLD Fellows Alumni who have paved the way for and assisted with the advancement of LCLD Fellows, Fellows Alumni, and other LCLD program participants."

John T. Cu is an experienced trial lawyer and litigator with significant jury trial experience. He serves as the Chair of Hanson Bridgett’s Banking and Financial Services Litigation Practice. John has experience litigating complex business matters and commercial disputes involving breach of contracts and/or business tort claims. His practice focuses primarily on defending financial institutions in consumer lawsuits. John is the immediate past chair of the firm's Diversity and Inclusion Network.

This year marks the 3rd annual Rick Palmore Awards. Rick Palmore is the Founding Chair Emeritus of LCLD which is an organization geared toward recognizing legal professionals showing a strong commitment to enriching and promoting diversity in their field. Hanson Bridgett is dedicated to establishing a workforce that reflects the needs and interests of our clients and a work environment that provides opportunities for people with varied backgrounds. Within our industry we play a leading role in organizations committed to increasing diversity in the profession. The firm has been committed to LCLD since it was founded in 2009 and our managing partner, Andrew Giacomini, serves on its Board.

About LCLD
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is an organization of more than 265 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. For more information, visit 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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Hanson Bridgett LLP
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