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Hanson Bridgett Associate Shandyn Pierce Named California Academy of Appellate Lawyers Fellow

May 28, 2024 (San Francisco, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to announce that associate Shandyn H. Pierce has been named a California Academy of Appellate Lawyers (CAAL) Fellow. Pierce is one of four Fellows selected and 2024 marks the inaugural year of the organization's Fellowship Program, designed to enrich the professional experience of early-career appellate lawyers.

"I'm incredibly honored and excited to have been selected to join this Fellowship class," said Pierce. As a CAAL Fellow, Pierce will participate in various committees, attend appellate-specific educational programs and events, and receive mentorship from esteemed Academy members.

CAAL is an election-only organization founded in 1972 devoted to excellence in the appellate practice and fostering educational networking opportunities. Its members include the top appellate practitioners, retired appellate justices, authors of leading appellate treatises, and leaders of every regional bar organization.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

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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Shandyn Pierce
Shandyn Pierce
San Francisco, CA