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Bay Area Financial Services Legal Association Taps Hanson Bridgett for Leadership Roles

December 15, 2023 (San Francisco, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to announce that partner Batya Forsyth and associate Bob Davis have been named Co-Presidents of the Bay Area Financial Services Legal Association (BAFSLA). Formerly the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association, BAFSLA is comprised of in-house lawyers from leading local companies; lawyers from law firms, big and small; and local and state regulators and lobbyists.

“Bob and I are thrilled to join BAFSLA's leadership team,” said Forsyth.  “We’re looking forward to revitalizing the Association's events, luncheons, and networking opportunities, and we’re especially excited about partnering with the Financial Institutions Committee of the California Lawyers Association to host an event to kick off the year on January 18, 2024.”   

About Bay Area Financial Services Legal Association 

Bay Area Financial Services Legal Association (BAFSLA) was founded in 1939. Formerly the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association, BAFSLA is a membership group comprised of business and legal professionals that meet to discuss all practice areas in banking law, from regulatory developments to litigation, mortgage and lending laws, technology, venture capital law, and more. 

About Hanson Bridgett

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. As the first law firm recognized as a certified B Corp, we are 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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Patrick L. Clos
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Hanson Bridgett LLP


Batya Forsyth
Batya Forsyth
San Francisco, CA
Robert Davis
Robert Davis
San Francisco, CA