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Hanson Bridgett Ranked Top Bay Area Corporate Philanthropist by San Francisco Business Times

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2014 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists List was published in the San Francisco Business Times on July 25, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanson Bridgett announced today that it has been ranked number 47 on the San Francisco Business Times' 2014 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists List which was published in a supplement in the San Francisco Business Times on July 25, 2014.  The Corporate Philanthropy Awards, list and supplement celebrates the Bay Area's most generous corporate citizens and recognizes those companies that also give their time, talent and resources.   The annual list recognizes 75 top corporate philanthropists ranked by local cash giving.  It includes for-profit companies that made contributions to Bay Area based charitable organizations in the following counties:  San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma.

"Hanson Bridgett's generosity helps to raise the bar on corporate philanthropy and inspires more giving," said Mary Huss, Publisher of the San Francisco Business Times."  Their participation in this program helps challenge others to do more."

"Our firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, charitable giving, pro-bono legal work and hands-on service," stated Andrew Giacomini, Hanson Bridgett Managing Partner. "It's wonderful to be recognized by such an esteemed publication as the Business Times for our efforts."

ABOUT HANSON BRIDGETT:
Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett has more than 150 attorneys located in offices in San Francisco, the North Bay, Sacramento, Silicon Valley and the East Bay. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals, including a number of public agencies in California. We are proud to be the official law firm of the 34th America's Cup. More information on Hanson Bridgett can be found at www.hansonbridgett.com.

ABOUT THE CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY AWARDS:
For 14 years the San Francisco Business Times has published the Corporate Philanthropists List.  The list ranks 75 top corporate philanthropists in the Bay Area ranked by local cash giving.  Each year the list is unveiled at the San Francisco Business Times' Corporate Philanthropy Awards event.  The Corporate Philanthropy Awards program was founded in partnership with Northern California Grantmakers.  A portion of the proceeds goes to NCG to fund the Corporate Philanthropy Institute, with the mission to educate more companies about effective giving and best philanthropy practices.  The aim is to honor those who give the most and in doing so to help raise the bar and inspire more giving.  2014 Corporate Philanthropy program sponsors and partners include:  Kaiser Permanente, CSAA Insurance Group, Google, Levi Strauss & Co., Rocket Fuel, PG&E, Wells Fargo and Northern California Grantmakers.

Contact: Michelle Klopp
415-995-5975
Mklopp@hansonbridgett.com

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