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Communications/Content Coordinator - San Francisco


Hanson Bridgett seeks a Communications/Content Coordinator to take full responsibility for the writing and editing of marketing/website content. This is a full-time position based in San Francisco. The position will report to the Director of Marketing and Business Development and work closely with other members of the marketing team.


  • Write new content for brochures, advertisements, invitations and other marketing pieces
  • Provide support to practice and industry groups
  • Edit, format and send client alerts
  • Prepare and coordinate presentation materials
  • Create and maintain attorney bio materials
  • Maintain content on firm’s website
  • Monitor social media channels and help promote the firm's initiatives
  • Manage intranet postings
  • Assist with electronic delivery of event invitations and email alerts
  • Proof read all marketing materials, including proposals, alerts, website content, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English or Marketing
  • 2 – 3 years of experience, preferably in a law firm
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint
  • Basic HTML Skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment
  • Able to take direction from multiple sources and prioritize
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Detail-oriented


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume and writing sample to Mary Stone at


Help Desk Specialist - San Francisco


Under supervision of the Director of Legal Support Services, this role provides first and second-tier hardware, software and device support, assists with daily AV meeting setups, and participates in departmental hardware/software projects and rollouts.


  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft desktop products including Windows 10, and Office 2016.
  • Basic understanding of hardware, including computer peripherals and components.
  • Familiarity with other software and applications such as iManage, CCC Macro Pro, VPN, Citrix, WebEx.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly, and the desire to learn. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • A deep sense of client service. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to write clear and succinct documentation.

Essential Duties

  • Receive requests via phone and through an electronic ticketing system – prioritize incoming requests and escalate when necessary.
  • Provide support for laptops, tablets and smartphones.
  • Work closely with other members of the Help Desk team to develop and maintain best practices, share information, and write internal documentation. 
  • Assist with equipment inventory and control.
  • Stay up to date with all software and hardware used and supported by the firm, including all audio-visual devices and systems.  Responsible for backing up the AV Specialist with setting up and monitoring meetings, videoconferences and teleconferences.
  • Assist with other department projects and assignments, as requested.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and are an EEO employer. Please email resume with cover letter to Erika K. Hattenhauer, Director of Legal Support Services at


Practice Manager - San Francisco

The Practice Manager will:

  • Provide high level operational support to the firm's Section Leaders as assigned, enabling them to work most effectively with internal stakeholders, and fulfill their strategic, client service, and growth commitments to Hanson Bridgett’s partners, clients, and management team.
  • Work closely with Section Leaders to implement strategic initiatives, oversee daily operations as well as develop and execute business processes within each section.
  • Prioritize developing strong relationships with attorneys and support staff.
  • Work closely with the firm’s administrative managers to communicate the needs and plans of each Section.

This manager-level, full-time position reports directly to the Director of Practice Management with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Section Leaders and frequent collaboration with the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Primary Responsibilities

Planning and Development

  • Serve as a key participant in developing and implementing section-level and practice group level strategic plans, including financial, marketing, legal project management, technology, and business development initiatives.
  • Proactively seek out resources within and outside the firm to help partners and section leaders manage their businesses, determine whether or not and how to pursue new business, and stay up to speed on legal industry and legal operations trends.
  • Collaborate with Section Leaders and the firm’s finance team to develop, monitor, and review annual section-level financial goals, targets and milestones.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of assigned Partners' annual goals, including business development, training leadership, client service planning, and other section initiatives.
  • Analyze practice scope gaps and identify potential candidates to build the business more effectively in the short and long term; work closely with Partners and the recruiting team to initiate and track recruitment progress.


  • Review, summarize and report progress across all areas of responsibility, including planning, recruiting, and training on a quarterly basis.
  • Organize section and practice group meeting agendas, including preparing relevant financial and strategy reporting and presentations.
  • Team with section attorneys, firm management and administrative managers to provide leadership, make daily operations decisions, and lead operational initiatives at the section and firm level; escalate high priority decisions to Section Leaders with supporting data and action recommendations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Three to four years of experience in strategic planning, leadership, financial analysis / reporting, legal operations management, and/or legal marketing.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage projects as well as gain the confidence and trust of senior leaders in situations where direct management is not required
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to understand complex financial metrics while maintaining the ability to see the big picture
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong technological proficiency and ability to quickly learn new applications and platforms
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited four-year institution required; M.B.A. or J.D. strongly preferred
  • Previous experience in a professional service firm required; law firm experience preferred
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment utilizing a hands-on and proactive approach

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and are an EEO employer. Please email resume with cover letter and salary requirements to Director of Practice Management at

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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

Mary C. Sherman
Human Resources Director
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105