Managing Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP


After more than a decade as Managing Partner, Andrew Giacomini has made Hanson Bridgett a top law firm in northern California. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust and is Past President of Legal Aid of Marin.

A member of LCLD’s Board of Directors, Andrew is also an advocate for diversity: “Real change comes from creative thinking and creative thinking thrives in an atmosphere of diversity.”

In 2017, Hanson Bridgett was ranked No. 3 for minority partners, with minorities making up more than 10 percent of U.S.-based equity partners. The firm also makes a point of incorporating LCLD into the culture of the firm; LCLD Fellows serve on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Network and it covers LCLD news in its quarterly diversity newsletter

Hanson Bridgett was an LCLD Top Performer in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation

LCLD Board of Directors
Member, 2015-2017 

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017, 2012) 
Fellows nominated:
2020: Raffi Zerounian; 2019: Andre Campbell; 2018: Gilbert Tsai; 2017: Alison Elizabeth Wright; 2016: Ray H. Sheen; 2015: Megan Oliver Thompson; 2014: Jahmal T. Davis; 2013: Anne C. Hydorn;  2012:  Mohammad Walizadeh;  2011:  John Cu

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2020: Jennifer Yazdi, Laurel O'Connor; 2019: Neepa Ranavat; 2018: Kaylen Kadotani; 2017: Candice P. Shih; 2016: Daniel A. Garcia; 2015: Jennifer Martinez 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2020: Rachel Buckner; 2019: Savelle Jefferson; 2018: Breana Burgos; 2017: Raena Ferrer Calubaquib; 2016: Leah Read; 2015: Grecia Barboza; 2014: Andres Cantero; 2013: Reetu Mody; 2012: Bali Kumar

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2019, 2016, 2014) 


Member: Andrew Giacomini

Diversity Professionals: Andre Campbell, Lisa PuntilloMarisa Compesi

Communications: Brandi Hewlett, Mary Stone