Hanson Bridgett Expands its Real Estate + Environment Section With Addition of New Partner

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Oct. 5, 2020 (Walnut Creek, CA) Hanson Bridgett is expanding its Real Estate + Environment Section with the addition of a new partner, Jim Eastman.

Eastman brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in the real estate sector which includes acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, equity transactions, mortgage originations, secured and unsecured credit, high-yield and bond financing, mezzanine, loan workouts and restructures, and agricultural finance and development.

His skill set also includes a unique focus in California and Pacific Northwest winery and vineyard transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, finance, development of vineyards and wineries, lease and sublease development, and food and beverage distribution.

"We're proud to welcome Jim to Hanson Bridgett, and I'm personally thrilled to be working with him again. His impressive array of experience will increase the depth of our real estate transactional service offerings," said managing partner-elect, Kristina Lawson. "Jim is a terrific addition to our growing practice."

Eastman will be based out of the firm's Walnut Creek office.

"It is a pleasure to join Hanson Bridgett, a brilliant, leading, California-focused firm and to work alongside so many esteemed professionals who are now my colleagues," Eastman said. "Hanson Bridgett provides a great platform for a broad-based, sophisticated real estate practice, especially in today’s challenging environment."

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 LGBTQ+ individuals. Our firm's partners are 40 percent women, 21 percent people of color, and 6 percent self-identified LGBTQ+ individuals.

For More Information

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