About Hanson Bridgett

What Our Clients Say

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Edward Nekritz

“We view Hanson Bridgett as a true partner. They frame complex legal issues in clear terms, allowing us to make well-informed decisions while balancing strengths and risks. Their clear understanding and crisp focus on our objectives leads them to an unparalleled ability to develop effective strategies to accomplish those objectives.”

Edward Nekritz
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Prologis, Inc.

“Hanson Bridgett’s senior partners always take a genuine interest in our business. They understand the nuances of our industry, our organization and our values. Their advice fits us.”

Charles Rosson
Chief Executive Officer
Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.

Mary Sklarski
Chief Operating Officer
Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.

“When it came to selecting our official legal provider, Hanson Bridgett stood alone as a firm with the regional expertise, depth of talent, and reputation among clients we were looking for. Their unwavering commitment and flexibility has proven time and again, we made the right choice.”

Sam Hollis
America's Cup Event Authority

“Droga Chocolates is a small, growing business, and Hanson Bridgett has demonstrated that they understand the pressures and challenges small businesses face today. They are responsive and extraordinarily supportive of us, from including us in educational seminars and community events to enthusiastically supporting our business. They are true advocates for our company.”

Michelle Crochet
Founder / Partner
Droga Chocolates

“Hanson Bridgett has been active in our industry for 50 years. When we needed counsel, it was an easy decision. Their attorneys are highly knowledgeable and have never let us down.”

David Schless
President
American Seniors Housing Association
Rebeca Brandys

“Hanson Bridgett provides top-rate legal support to our team’s operations in California, due to their expertise in sponsorship, commercial, intellectual property and employment law. Hanson Bridgett's attorneys are engaged and truly understand our business and the legal challenges we face in a demanding environment. Their advice is outstanding, practical and meets our business needs.”

Rebeca Brandys
General Counsel
ORACLE TEAM USA

“Hanson Bridgett gives us expert legal assistance in whatever area of legal concern we have. Our lead Hanson Bridgett attorney and his team are professionals on the legal battleground and approachable like family when we need counsel.”

Ernest C. Schank
President
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District

“NCPHS has relied on Hanson Bridgett attorneys for so many of our business needs. As a nonprofit, we face different issues than most other organizations. Hanson Bridgett knows us and the world in which we operate. The lawyers we have worked with are strategic, knowledgeable and reasonable. They are a part of our team.”

Barbara Hood
Chief Executive Officer
Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services

“It’s important to know that your counsel is ready, willing, and able when you need them the most, that's Hanson Bridgett. The support they provide in deal making is cutting edge to the M&A climate and they deliver the right solutions every time.”

Ed Jenks
Senior Strategist
The Jenks Group, Inc.

“There is no firm that understands Assisted Living like Hanson Bridgett. CALA values their unique approach that carefully considers both legal implications and operational realities. Their advice is balanced and their top-notch reputation is well earned.”

Sally Michael
President
California Assisted Living Association

“In Hanson Bridgett we have found a team who fully participates in all aspects of our business. Leisure Sports looks for true partner relationships in the firms that provide us professional services. We want a firm that understands our long term business philosophy and will help us to make decisions consistent with that philosophy. Our thanks to Hanson Bridgett for being that partner.”

Patrick O'Brien
Chief Financial Officer
Leisure Sports Inc.

“The trick is to find counsel who are engaged, who are talented and who are insightful. They look at issues like a business partner – not just a legal partner.”

Rick Stubblefield
Managing Director
Lighthouse Capital Partners
Barbara Johnton

“The legal expertise offered by Hanson Bridgett is second to none. Their attorneys have a true understanding of our business and objectives, which sets them apart from other firms. We really value our relationship with their people, who consistently demonstrate the highest level of integrity and personable attitude, no matter how big or small the value of the dispute. ”

Barbara Johnston
Sr Vice President, General Counsel
Regency Centers
Dave Baker

“We are a Minnesota based company with manufacturing and sales in the US and around the globe. Hanson Bridgett’s attorneys, their expertise and their commitment to client service rank with the best I’ve used anywhere. They are a true business partner and our go-to-firm in California. ”

Dave Baker
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.

“Hanson Bridgett is a highly responsive full service transportation law firm. There are many built-in efficiencies in working with Hanson Bridgett since they possess the legal expertise in most areas that affect public transportation. The firm’s depth and breadth of knowledge and experience are exceptional.”

Don O. Del Rio
General Counsel
Southern California Regional Rail Authority

“Timely expertise in regulatory and legal matters is tantamount in the complex business environment of long term care and senior housing. The tremendous knowledge and experience of the attorneys at Hanson Bridgett have proven invaluable to our organization in successfully navigating these challenges.”

Darolyn Jorgensen
VP, Director of Operations
Continuing Life
Michael Marsh

“When we need legal counsel, we look for competence, integrity and focus. Hanson Bridgett delivers on all three. Hanson Bridgett’s focus and service is nonpareil. ”

Michael Marsh
Chief Executive Officer
Western United Dairymen
Keith Betkowski

“Teresa Pahl’s experience with Healthcare startups is quite versed. The attorneys at Hanson Bridgett are organized and open-minded. I intend to use this law firm in any future endeavors I enter into.”

Keith Betkowski
CEO & President of HealthWafer
Jon Dickinson

“Our partners at Hanson Bridgett have consistently provided us with exceptional service and high value solutions. They have taken the time to know our firm and our approach to business, and have leveraged the breadth of their partners’ experiences to quickly respond to our needs.”

Jon Dickinson
CFO and Senior Vice President
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
Jon Dickinson

“We were looking for a firm that was going to be both effective and fit in with our values. HB is the rare firm that could meet, and exceed those requirements. And the fact that they are a B Corp enhances our affinity for them.”

Scott Roseman
Owner
New Leaf Community Markets