Hanson Bridgett's Construction and Health Care Practices Ranked in Chambers USA

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June 2, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, a preeminent law firm for all of California, retained top rankings from Chambers and Partners USA. The firm's Construction practice ranked Band 1 again and the Health Care practice continued its streak with a Band 5 ranking.

The Construction Practice's Band 1 ranking is the highest ranking that can be received and is based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, as well as other qualities most valued by the client. Hanson Bridgett is one of only two law firms statewide that received Band 1 rankings for 2021.In addition three of the firms Construction Partners received individually rankings: Howard Ashcraft, David Buoncristiani, and Lisa Dal Gallo.

Chambers cites this ranking as awarded because the Hanson team is known for "Maintaining a strong profile for its work in Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) development, structuring complex contracts across a range of construction schemes. Also advising clients on matters such as insurance coverage disputes, contract negotiation and surety disputes as part of its broad practice. Known for advising on projects in the infrastructure, healthcare and education sectors, among others. Able to offer expertise in CEQA and other environmental law compliance matters arising in construction projects."

"I am extraordinarily proud that the Construction Practice has once again been recognized among the best in our field," said Howard Ashcraft, Partner and Leader of the Construction Practice. "Receiving these rankings year-after-year is a testament to the talented people working at Hanson Bridgett."

According to Chambers, the firm's Health Care Practice is known for "Highly regarded healthcare practice, frequently called on for representation in senior housing and long-term care matters. Offers an array of services, including litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory work and real estate transactional support. Also noted for its strength in matters pertaining to the Affordable Care Act."

"Though we have received this before, our health care clients have never seen a year like 2020," said Deidré Schönfeldt, Partner and Leader of the Health Care Practice. "Knowing we were able to continue serving them in a meaningful way and navigating a challenging year, is remarkable."

Chambers and Partners USA, is an international independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers. Chambers ranks law firms and individual lawyers on a scale of 1- 6, with an "Up-and-coming" introductory ranking, and a starred ranking for lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field.

These rankings were received out of 1,287 Department Rankings in the West and 3,382 Lawyer Rankings given by Chambers. Additionally, the firm was ranked alongside 187 best law firms in California along with 1,342 individual lawyers who were also ranked throughout the state.

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
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Hanson Bridgett LLP
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