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Marisa Compesi

At Hanson Bridgett, we look for the best and brightest legal minds to join the Firm. Ours is a tight-knit group of attorneys who enjoy a team approach to legal matters, always work with the client's long-term interest in mind, and expect significant contributions from young attorneys and established partners alike.

Ideal candidates will have a distinguished academic background and impeccable references. CA Bar required. Strong research, writing and communication skills, high level of analytical skills as well as excellent and highly adaptable communication skills are required. We seek intelligent, entrepreneurial, team players who are practical, problem solvers, ambitious, organized and detail oriented and are looking towards partnership with Hanson Bridgett.

We are an EEO employer and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for a position, please submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Law school transcript
  • Writing sample

Current Openings:


Employee Benefits Associate (1-3 years of experience)
Los Angeles or San Francisco

The Employee Benefits Practice Group has an immediate opening for an associate with 1-3 years of relevant employee benefits experience. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated interest and/or prior work experience in employee benefits, including all areas of retirement benefits, health and welfare, payroll tax and fringe benefit issues, and executive and equity compensation.

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Trademark Associate (2-5 years of experience)
Los Angeles or San Francisco

Our IP Practice Group has an opening for an associate in Los Angeles or San Francisco with 2-5 years of trademark experience. The ideal candidate will have experience with trademark prosecution (domestic and international), clearance, counseling, enforcement, and litigation experience in federal court and before the TTAB. Copyright and other intellectual-property experience is a plus. While the position focuses on trademark (and to a lesser degree copyright) matters, the attorney will also have opportunities to work on other intellectual-property matters.

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Non-Discrimination Policy

Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of his or her ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudice of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

For More Information

Marisa Compesi
Attorney Recruiting Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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