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Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Recognizes Hanson Bridgett with Top Performer & Compass Awards

October 26, 2023 (San Francisco, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP has been recognized with two 2023 awards from Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD): the Top Performer Award and the Compass Award.

"LCLD is an organization focused on actionable change and expanding the legal profession's horizons," says Jennifer Martinez, CDEIO at Hanson Bridget. "Their mission aligns with our firm's values, and it's an honor to be recognized for our ongoing and highly active participation. Together, we're not only increasing diversity within the industry, we're creating opportunities and inspiring the up and coming leaders to continue advancing our profession."   

The organization’s Top Performer designation is awarded to law firms that are engaged in and actively supporting LCLD’s mission – Hanson Bridgett ranked within the top 20 percent for participation in programs and activities. 

The Compass Award recognizes members that fulfill each of the following requirements in a single calendar year:

  • Member (Managing Partner/General Counsel) engagement with LCLD
  • Nominate an LCLD Fellow (professional and personal development)
  • Nominate an LCLD Pathfinder (foundational leadership and relationship building)
  • Participate in an LCLD Pipeline program (1L Scholars Program or Success in Law School Mentoring Program)

Comprised of more than 450 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners, LCLD’s goal is to build a more equitable and diverse legal profession. It recognizes law firms and corporations who are committed to an inclusive environment and helping talent thrive. Hanson Bridgett has long held the same goals, and we appreciate the ongoing recognition from LCLD for our partnership.

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. 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.

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Patrick L. Clos
Communications Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP