Two Law Firms Join the Leader Circle

The Bar Association of San Francisco recently grew its distinguished roster of Leaders Circle law firms with the addition of McGuireWoods and Baker Botts.

David Powell

David Powell

McGuireWoods is a leading U.S. law firm with more than 1,000 attorneys in 23 offices across the United States and Europe. The firm has experienced a period of rapid growth, opening its San Francisco office in 2016 and is led by Managing Partner David Powell.

“McGuireWoods is proud to call San Francisco home and be part of the Leaders Circle firm program,” said Powell. “We highly value this opportunity to join with other outstanding lawyers and law firms in furthering the bar association’s programs and initiatives that benefit the Bay Area and its legal community.”

Pat Stanton

Pat Stanton

Baker Botts is a globally respected law firm with approximately 725 attorneys in offices all around the world. The law firm is rooted in various industries with extensive experience in the energy, technology, and life science sectors.

The San Francisco office is led by Partner-In-Charge Patricia Stanton who says, “Baker Botts is proud to call San Francisco its newest home and equally proud to be part of BASF’s Leaders Circle program. We value this opportunity to join with other lawyers and law firms to support BASF’s outstanding programs serving our legal community.”

Leaders Circle firms pay for 100% of the attorneys in their local office to be BASF members. For more information on the Leaders Circle program, please contact Leonard Lun, Director of Membership at llun@sfbar.org.