Hanson Bridgett LLP

425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

Phone: (415) 777-3200
Fax: (415) 541-9366

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Primary Contact
Merton A. Howard
  • Office: (415) 995-5033
  • Fax: (415) 995-3441
Alternate Contact 1
Sandra L. Rappaport
  • Office: (415) 995-5053
  • Fax: (415) 995-3437
Alternate Contact 2
Jonathan S. Storper
  • Office: (415) 995-5040
  • Fax: (415) 995-3466

About this Firm

Hanson Bridgett is a multidisciplinary law firm with more than 190 attorneys throughout offices in California. Our practices encompass traditional areas of law such as general business and corporate law, litigation, real estate and construction, public sector law, estate planning and administration, as well as major practice groups that focus on government representation, sustainable business, technology, health care, senior housing and care, intellectual property, and labor and employment. These areas are supplemented by refined expertise in such specialized and diverse fields as cannabis law, eminent domain, product liability, transportation, environmental law, and insurance recovery. A certified B Corp, we are driven by a commitment to diversity, charitable giving, sustainability, pro bono legal work, and hands-on service.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Law
  • Auto Liability
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, and Insolvency
  • Business Litigation and Class Actions
  • Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cannabis Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction Law
  • Election and Campaign Finance Law
  • Energy/Oil & Gas
  • Environmental & Toxic/Mass Tort
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare Law
  • IP and Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance Law
  • International Business and trade
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life, Health and Disability
  • Nursing Home/Assisted Living
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Premises Liability
  • Private Equity
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Finance
  • Public Utilities and Administrative
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Retail and Hospitality Law
  • SIU/Fraud/Arson
  • Securities Litigation
  • Subrogation
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications
  • Trademark and Patent Law
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Trust and Estates
  • Water Law
  • White Collar Defense

Representative Clients

  • ABC Bus Companies, Inc.
  • American Fast Freight
  • Atkinson/Walsh Joint Venturern
  • Atlas Copco North America LLC
  • Blue Diamond Growers
  • Brookdale Senior Living
  • Catellus Development Corporation
  • Clark Construction LLC
  • Columbus Foods
  • Con-way, Inc.
  • C.R. England
  • First Republic Bank
  • Golden Gate Bridge, Google, Inc.
  • Highway & Transportation District
  • HealthWafer
  • Hexion, Inc.
  • InterContinental Hotel San Francisco
  • Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.
  • Lanter Delivery Systems, Inc.
  • Leisure Sports
  • Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
  • Mike Campbell and Associates
  • MTD Products, Inc.
  • Penn Ridge Transportation, Inc.
  • Prologis
  • Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.
  • Roper Technology, Inc.
  • Sinclair Oil Corporation
  • Team Industrial Services
  • Terex Corporation
  • Terra Insurance Company
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • UPS, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Westech Inc.
  • Woodruff Sawyer & Co.

Additional Offices

500 Capitol Mall
Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

1000 Fourth Street
Suite 799
San Rafael, CA 94901
United States

1676 North California Boulevard
Suite 620
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States

Primary USLAW Practice Group Contacts

Appellate Law

Gary Watt

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Banking and Financial Services

Batya F. Forsyth

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Business Litigation and Class Actions

Batya F. Forsyth

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions

Jonathan S. Storper

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Cannabis Law

Jonathan S. Storper

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Complex Tort and Product Liability

Merton A. Howard

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Construction Law

Andrew G. Giacomini

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Construction Law

Joseph F. Moore

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Data Privacy and Security

Batya F. Forsyth

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
E-Discovery

William T. Kellermann

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Government Relations

Andrew G. Giacomini

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Healthcare Law

Lori C. Ferguson

Hanson Bridgett LLP
Sacramento, CA
United States
IP and Technology

Robert A. McFarlane

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Insurance Law

Miles C. Holden

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
International Business and Trade

Jonathan S. Storper

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Labor and Employment

Sandra L. Rappaport

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Professional Liability

Joseph F. Moore

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Real Estate

Kristina D. Lawson

Hanson Bridgett LLP
Walnut Creek, CA
United States
Retail and Hospitality Law

Merton A. Howard

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Tax Law

Christopher A. Karachale

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States
Transportation and Logistics

William D. Taylor

Hanson Bridgett LLP
Sacramento, CA
United States
Trusts and Estates

Constance Liu

Hanson Bridgett LLP
San Francisco, CA
United States

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