Hanson Bridgett Welcomes New Partner—Expands Corporate Practice Group & North Bay Team

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Jan. 7, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett is pleased to announce that Jessica Karner has joined the firm as a partner in the San Rafael office. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in all phases of mergers and acquisition matters, including sales and acquisitions of investment advisory firms, professional and consumer services firms, and companies in a wide variety of other industries. She also specializes in corporate and business law and regularly serves as a trusted advisor and outside general counsel to organizations across a variety of sectors.

As a Marin County native and an active member of her community, regularly volunteering at local nonprofits, Karner personifies the firm's commitment to community and pro bono work. She currently serves as President of the Board of Legal Aid of Marin.

"We are excited to welcome Jessica to the firm. Her corporate legal expertise and her deep community commitment will be a great addition to Hanson Bridgett," said Kristina Lawson, Hanson Bridgett's managing partner.

"I am thrilled to have such a rich new platform from which to provide the best possible service to my clients. Hanson Bridgett's commitment to its clients, to community, and to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession are shared values that are important to me," added Karner.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett is a multidisciplinary law firm with 190 attorneys throughout the state. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals which we serve in transactions around the world. We are a certified B Corp and are socially responsible members of our communities. Our firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, charitable giving, pro bono legal work, and hands-on service.



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Brandi Hewlett
Marketing Project Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-995-5878