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Hanson Bridgett Partner Recognized by Los Angeles Business Journal

April 19, 2022 (San Francisco, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm serving all of California and beyond, is pleased to announce that Partner Claire Collins has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal's 2022 Women of Influence: Attorneys list

The list recognizes women attorneys for exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.

Ms. Collins represents public entities, private companies, and individuals in a range of real estate, land use, and environmental matters in urban, suburban, and rural contexts. Her primary focus is on infrastructure, especially the water sector.  She serves as General Counsel to Irvine Ranch Water District, West County Wastewater, and Trabuco Canyon Water District, and as special counsel to a variety of other agencies across the state. Collins is active in her community and has held numerous board and committee positions over the years. Currently, she is Vice-Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers; is on the Board of Trustees for Gamble House Conservancy; is a member of the Association of California Water Agencies’ Legal Affairs Committee; and is on the Executive Committee for the USC Real Estate Law & Business Forum.  She is the former chair of the LA County Bar Association’s Real Property Section.

"I am honored to be among this distinguished list of women in the legal profession. The opportunity to work on so many critical California water issues is a privilege, and I hope to be part of our region’s continued efforts to build a future that is permanently resilient to drought," Collins said. 

A full list of honorees can be found here.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Hanson Bridgett LLP is a full service AmLaw 200 law firm with more than 200 attorneys across California. Creating a diverse workforce by fostering an atmosphere of belonging and intentional support has been a priority at Hanson Bridgett since its founding in 1958. We are dedicated to creating an environment that provides opportunities for people with varied backgrounds, both for attorneys and administrative professionals. We are also committed to the communities where our employees live and work and consider it part of our professional obligation to serve justice by encouraging and supporting pro bono and social impact work.

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