Laurel O'Connor

Laurel E. O'Connor


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Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
San Francisco

Laurel focuses her practice on litigation and dispute resolution for both private and public sector clients. She has experience in many aspects of litigation in state and federal courts, including preparation of pleadings, meeting and conferring with opposing counsel to resolve discovery disputes, written discovery, mediation, settlement negotiations, motion practice, and trial preparation.

Prior to joining Hanson Bridgett, Laurel was a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Jim Humes at the California Court of Appeal and then a law clerk for the Honorable Alan Jaroslovsky at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of California.


Professional Affiliations

Federal Bar Association

Bar Association of San Francisco

Queen’s Bench Amicus Committee

Judicial Clerkships

Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan Jaroslovsky, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California (2015-2016)

Judicial Extern to the Honorable Justice Jim Humes, California Court of Appeal (2014)

Academic Distinction

Golden Gate University Law Review, Associate Editor

CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Contracts I & II, Legal Writing and Research II, Youth Law, and Professional Responsibility 

Witkin Award for Academic Excellence: Torts, Property, Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Remedies, and Wills & Trusts

Moot Court Board, Member


J.D., summa cum laude, Golden Gate University School of Law (2015)

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara (2008)

Admissions And Courts


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

San Francisco

415-995-5804 Direct Phone
415-995-3564 Fax

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