Hanson Bridgett Ranked Second in Female Equity Partnership by The American Lawyer

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August 21, 2020 (San Francisco, CA)The American Lawyer's 2020 annual A-List ranking of the country's most well-balanced law firms has ranked Hanson Bridgett second for the highest female equity partner percentage. The firm's percentage of female equity partners is 38.8 percent. Rankings are calculated by dividing a firm's female equity partners by total equity partners. The American Lawyer's female equity rankings are a "relatively new addition to our calculations, and one of growing importance in the industry," the publication stated.

"As a female leader and Managing Partner-Elect of Hanson Bridgett , I am tremendously proud of this ranking," said  Kristina Lawson, Hanson Bridgett's Managing Partner-Elect. "Our firm is dedicated to creating an atmosphere in which female partners, attorneys, and staff have real opportunities for advancement, support, and professional growth throughout their careers. While our work is not done, we will continue to strive to create a firm that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all."

Hanson Bridgett takes pride in this ranking and the ongoing efforts of the firm's Women's Impact Network. We are committed to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women and minority attorneys. The firm also provides mentorship and support for female law students and attorneys as they advance in their careers. As a multidisciplinary law firm, Hanson Bridgett continues to thrive as a center for legal excellence for all of California and to give back to the communities we serve.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett is a multidisciplinary law firm that thrives as a center for legal excellence serving all of California with more than 175 attorneys throughout the state. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals, and include a number of public agencies in California.

Hanson Bridgett is a dedicated supporter of diversity and inclusion. Our commitment to diversity begins with the recruitment of our workforce. Currently, our firm's attorneys consist of 46 percent women, 27 percent people of color, and 4 percent self-identified LGBTQI+ individuals. Our firm's partners are 40 percent women, 21 percent people of color, and 6 percent self-identified LGBTQI+ individuals.

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Mary Enemark Stone
Director of Marketing and Business Development
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 995-5018