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Seramount Recognizes Hanson Bridgett as a Best Law Firm for Women and Diversity

May 29, 2024 (San Francisco, CA)Hanson Bridgett LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has again been named a Best Law Firm for Women and Diversity by Seramount, a business consulting and research firm dedicated to advancing high-performing, inclusive workplaces. The list recognizes select firms for their ongoing commitment to women's advancement, DEI, and to creating a family-friendly workplace culture. This year marks the 15th consecutive year Hanson Bridgett has been included in the list.

“We've continued to make important and steady advancements in this space for decades and it's a great honor to receive recognition for this ongoing work,” explained Managing Partner Kristina Lawson. “This year, we have one of the most diverse Management Committees in the AmLaw200. That's a powerful catalyst for innovation in our industry and a pride point for our entire firm."  

Highlights of the 2024 Best Law Firms for Women and Diversity are available now from Seramount.

About the Methodology

Seramount’s 2024 Best Law Firms for Women and Diversity application includes 648 questions about attorney demographics at different levels, flexibility, paid time off and parental leaves, and development and retention of women and people of color as well as those from other underrepresented groups. Questions about family-friendly benefits mentoring, and sponsorship participation are also included.

DEI at Hanson Bridgett

Hanson Bridgett's real-action approach to DEI and the desire to make the legal profession more representative and equitable as a whole is led by Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Jennifer Martinez. The firm is currently headed by a female Managing Partner and a C-Suite that consists of more than 50 percent women and nearly 30 percent LGBTQ+.

Half of the firm's Section Leaders are women and more than 60 percent of Hanson Bridgett's attorney population are from backgrounds considered underrepresented in the legal profession. As an all-California firm, Hanson Bridgett aims to reflect the great communities in which its attorneys and administrative professionals live and work.

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
Communications Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP