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Hanson Bridgett Continues Southern California Expansion with Addition of Partner, Alex Baghdassarian

August 1, 2022 (San Francisco, CA) - Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm serving all of California and beyond, is pleased to announce that Alex Baghdassarian has joined as a Partner in the Los Angeles office. Alex joins the firm's Construction practice, bringing with him a wealth of construction litigation experience. His practice focuses on construction claims relating to construction defects, delays and impacts, and defaults and terminations. Alex also has extensive experience in construction contract drafting and administration. Alex handles binding arbitrations, and jury and bench trials in Federal and State Court, and represents clients in Northern and Southern California.

"Alex's trial experience is top-notch,” said Michelle Akerman who chairs Hanson Bridgett’s Construction Section. “His expertise is a value add for our clients and we look forward to having him as part of the team.”

Alex has received numerous accolades including being recognized by Chambers USA as a ranked Construction attorney, by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Los Angeles County Bar Association – Construction Steering Committee, the California AGC’s Legal Affairs Committee, the Southern California Development Forum and the ABA Construction Forum.

“I am excited to join a construction practice of this caliber and play a role in the growth of the Los Angeles office,” Baghdassarian said. “My clients will benefit from the firm's diverse practice offerings and all California presence."

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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