John Hansen Law
582 Market St., Suite#1015
San Francisco, CA 94104
Office: (415) 444-6684
Cell: (510) 910-1392

Welcome to John Hansen Law

For more than four decades John Hansen has been a leading attorney specializing in business bankruptcy law and federal court litigation in the San Francisco Bay area. Mr. Hansen’s bankruptcy practice includes representation of a variety of parties primarily in chapter 11 reorganization cases, including debtors, labor unions, creditors, committees, and public agencies. In addition to having confirmed over 60 chapter 11 plans of reorganizations for companies, labor unions and individuals, Mr. Hansen has litigated to successful conclusion dozens of adversary proceedings within bankruptcy cases. Mr. Hansen has also represented public agencies and public employee organizations in chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy cases, including Orange County and the City of Stockton. Mr. Hansen has extensive trial and appellate practice in the federal courts at all levels, including the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Hansen’s comprehensive knowledge and expertise have led to several high-profile, favorable results for his clients, including Strait v. Laird in the U.S. Supreme Court, Transportation Corridor Agencies in the Orange County municipal bankruptcy, and General Teamsters Local 890 in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to his litigation services, Mr. Hansen is also a published author in academic and professional journals, a frequent presenter for professional legal organizations, and an active member of the legal community at both the local and state level. He served on the board of directors and received an award of merit for his services to the Bar Association of San Francisco. He also was a member of the board of directors of the California Conference of Bar Associations.


Business Bankruptcy Municipal Bankruptcy Federal Court Litigation