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Hanson Bridgett Announces New Leadership Appointments

January 18, 2024 (San Francisco, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to announce several new leadership appointments.

Four partners are joining the firm’s Management Committee:

Creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce is a core value for the firm. The current Management Committee – the most diverse in Hanson Bridgett history – aims to build upon the progress and success of the actionable DEI programs and initiatives that have helped shape the firm, while providing tools and resources that will continue to inspire the next generation of firm leaders and the legal industry as a whole.  

"Individually, this team is made up of extraordinary talent, with each leader bringing their unique background, perspective, and incredible industry acumen to the table," explained Managing Partner Kristina Lawson. "Collectively, we have one of the most diverse Management Committees in the AmLaw 200. That's powerful. It enables us to adapt and respond to the changing needs of our clients and our people. It's something we take immense pride in and I can't wait to see this team thrive."

In addition, the firm has appointed the following partners to new leadership roles:

The leadership team at Hanson Bridgett remains committed to maximizing the power of its inclusive workforce, nurturing diverse talent throughout the firm and empowering legal and administrative professionals to feel seen, heard, and valued.   

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. We are also 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.

For media inquiries contact:

Patrick L. Clos
Communications Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP
415-995-5098

Team

Alex M. Grigorians
Alex Grigorians
Partner
Los Angeles, CA
Michael Lateef
Michael Lateef
Partner
San Francisco, CA
Deidre Schönfeldt
Deidré Schönfeldt
Partner
San Francisco, CA
Julie Sherman
Julie Sherman
Partner
San Francisco, CA
Jillian Donovan
Jillian Somers Donovan
Partner
San Francisco, CA
Shannon Nessier
Shannon Nessier
Partner
Sacramento Market Leader
Sacramento, CA