Category Archives: Members in the News

Former BASF President Nominated to Federal Court Bench

President Obama nominated former BASF President James Donato, a partner at Shearman & Sterling, in June to become a judge on the federal court in San Francisco. Donato, who served…

Arnold & Porter Hosts In-House Counsel Mixer

BASF held its most recent in-house counsel mixer on Wednesday, June 5. The event was hosted by BASF Sponsor Firm Arnold & Porter. The evening was a huge success with…

BASF Sponsor Firm Bingham McCutchen Holds Women’s Retreat

Bingham McCutchen’s San Francisco office recently hosted an event that served as a forum for the firm’s Northern California-based women attorneys that focused on both advancing participants’ individual business  and…

Sponsor Firm Managing Partners Dinner Features Legal Leaders

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) held its first ever “Legal Leaders of the Bay Area Dinner” at Morton’s the Steakhouse. The dinner brought together the managing partners of…

Two BASF Members Appointed as Judges

The United States Senate recently confirmed the appointment of William Orrick III as a federal judge in the Northern District of California. Prior to his appointment, Orrick served as Counsel…

July Bulletin Board: Our Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

Farella Partner Honored by Marin Justice League Environmental Law Partner Chris Locke, of Farella Braun + Martel, was recently honored as an inductee into the Legal Aid of Marin’s (LAM)…

Marriage Equality Matters Because…[VIDEO]

Leaders in the San Francisco legal community voice their opinions on why marriage equality matters to them. Watch the video below or click here to watch it on Vimeo: BASF:…

June Bulletin Board: BASF Members and Sponsor Firms Making Headlines

Three BASF Members Honored by Diversity Council Past BASF President Joan Haratani, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, former BASF Board Member Cloey Hewlett, Nossaman, and California Minority Counsel Program Executive Director…

Morrison & Foerster – A Leader in the Right to Civil Counsel Movement

One year ago, San Francisco became the nation’s first “Right to Civil Counsel” city by passing the Right to Civil Counsel ordinance stating the city’s intent to create a local…

BASF Past President Honored with the Margaret Brent Award

The American Bar Association recently announced that BASF’s nominee, Terry Stewart, San Francisco’s Chief Deputy City Attorney, has been named a recipient of the 2013 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of…