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Hanson Bridgett Signs New Office Lease In Downtown Los Angeles

New Space is Close to Double the Size of the Firm’s Current Offices

July 1, 2024 (Los Angeles, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has signed a lease for a new office location in Los Angeles, CA. Located at 601 W. 5th Street in The CalEdison DTLA (The CalEdison), Hanson Bridgett’s new offices will span nearly 15,000 square feet on the 3rd Floor. The firm’s current offices encompass about 8,180 square feet. The new lease is effective January 1, 2025.

“Our team in Los Angeles is very excited to move into our new space,” said Raffi Zerounian, Hanson Bridgett’s Los Angeles Market Leader. “Our Los Angeles office has been growing steadily, adding both attorneys and professional staff, so the expansion will provide much-needed additional space and resources. We looked for a space that would be attractive to our colleagues and clients – the office layout will facilitate collaboration and has some fun features like an outdoor deck. We are celebrating our 10th anniversary in Los Angeles this October, and the new larger space is a testament to the firm’s success and ability to serve clients in the Los Angeles market.”

Located at the corner of Fifth Street and Grand Avenue, The CalEdison is a 14-story, 287,000-sf building reimagined as creative office space, with two levels of ground-floor retail. The architecturally significant lobby features museum-quality art and a gourmet coffee bar. The CalEdison name is a tribute to the building’s history as the former headquarters of the Southern California Edison Company. Completed in 1931, it was among the first buildings in the Western U.S. to include all-electric heating and cooling. The property is a locally designated Art Deco landmark listed on the Register of the California Office of Historic Preservation.

Commenting on the new lease and office location, Hanson Bridgett Managing Partner Kristina Lawson said, “Hanson Bridgett is committed to downtown Los Angeles, and we are thrilled to be moving into such a landmark building. Our new offices also have more conference rooms and meeting space, so we will be better able to meet with clients and to host in-office events for the various non-profits we support and the industry organizations our teams are involved in.”

Working closely with Rising Realty Partners, owner and operator of The CalEdison, Hanson Bridgett successfully negotiated the 5 and 3/4-year lease so that the firm could move into the new space in a timely manner and also be in a position to add additional space if necessary.

“We’re excited to welcome Hanson Bridgett to The CalEdison as they continue to grow in Los Angeles,” said Chris Rising, Co-Founder and CEO of Rising Realty Partners.

About Rising Realty Partners

Rising Realty Partners is a family-owned, Los Angeles-based, vertically integrated real estate investment and operating platform specializing in creating world-class commercial properties across California, Nevada, Colorado, Missouri, and Texas. With 6 million sf under management, RRP’s approach to real estate investing and operating focuses on advancing environmental, technological, and social impacts. For more information, please visit

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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Patrick L. Clos
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Hanson Bridgett LLP


Raffi Zerounian
Raffi Zerounian
Los Angeles Market Leader
Los Angeles, CA