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Gregory T. Hanson

Senior Counsel

(415) 875-4186
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San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


J.D., Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, 1998

  • Dean's List
  • Selected to A.T.L.A. National Moot Court Litigation Team

B.A., Liberal Studies/Conflict Resolution, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1995

  • Dean's List
  • Extensive Participation in Mock Mediation and Arbitration Scenarios
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Golden Key National Honor Society

Gregory Hanson is a senior counsel in the Construction practice group.  Mr. Hanson represents developers, general contractors and sub-contractors in construction claims and defect litigation.  He also has experience with land use matters and contract close-out disputes, as well as general insurance defense litigation.

Mr. Hanson’s experience includes conducting high-end settlement negotiations, arbitrations, and appearing for clients at various court hearings.  Mr. Hanson has taken innumerable depositions, including PMK/COR’s of major corporations.  He has prepared and defended clients in over 60 depositions. 

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Hanson worked in the construction industry for sixteen years.  He served as a Managing Foreman for construction companies in Hawaii and California where he managed all aspects of building multi-million dollar custom homes, including oversight of project crews and deadlines.  He also served as Assistant Project Manager for a construction services company in California where he advised the management team on materials and price negotiations, managed commercial projects within budget and on deadline, and initiated and implemented a pre-job then weekly trouble-shooting system.  Mr. Hanson began his career as a carpenter where he specialized in building luxury custom homes.


U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit