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Appellate Specialist Joseph Quinn Joins Hanson Bridgett (August 11, 2010) 

Hanson Bridgett LLP announced today that Joseph M. Quinn, who specializes in complex litigation, writs and appeals, has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner. 

“Joe is a terrific lawyer and his expertise in trial work and appeals is a welcome addition to our firm,” stated Andrew G. Giacomini, Managing Partner of Hanson Bridgett. “He brings extensive experience in representing public agencies and private clients in a wide range of matters in state and federal courts.” 

Mr. Quinn is an Appellate Law Specialist certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Previously, Mr. Quinn was the chair of Oakland-based Meyers Nave’s appellate practice group. He has also served as a principal trial attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney’s office. Mr. Quinn has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of state trial court and on appeal up to the California Supreme Court, as well as in every federal district court in California and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. His cases have ranged from construction fraud prosecutions to defense of municipal land use determinations and from contract prosecutions to constitutional actions. Several of Mr. Quinn’s cases have resulted in published decisions, establishing the law for future cases. 

“Hanson Bridgett’s litigation and public agency practices offer an excellent fit for my practices areas,” Mr. Quinn stated. “I look forward to working with such a dedicated and well respected group of attorneys.” 

About Joseph M. Quinn 

Joseph M. Quinn specializes in complex litigation, writs and appeals. He represents public agencies and private clients in state and federal courts. Clients have included California cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Rancho Cordova and Stockton, special districts, including the Santa Clara Valley Water District and several private corporations and individuals. He is an appellate law specialist certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. He is a fellow of Litigation Counsel of America and, in July, he was honored as a 2010 Northern California Super Lawyer. He previously served as Principal Trial Attorney for the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. He clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Eugene F. Lynch and the full U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. He is a member of the California State Bar; Vice Chair of the State Bar Appellate Law Advisory Commission; and director of the Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center, a public benefit firm in Los Angeles. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1994 and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1990. 

About Hanson Bridgett LLP 

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett has more than 150 attorneys located in offices in San Francisco, the North Bay, Sacramento and Silicon Valley. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals, including a number of public agencies in California. We understand our clients' businesses and practice law in a way that reflects that understanding. More information » 

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Hanson Bridgett is a law firm with more than 150 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, the North Bay, Silicon Valley and the East Bay. Serving clients since 1958, we are well known in Northern California and have earned a national reputation in many of our practice areas.

Our diverse client list includes large national and global companies as well as many governmental entities, regional businesses and individuals. While we keep true to our California roots, our work increasingly takes us across state and national borders.

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