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OAKLAND – Hanna, Brophy, MacLean, McAleer & Jensen is proud to announce the promotion ofGreg Stanfield, formerly the Managing Partner of the Oakland office to Firm Managing Partner. Stanfield succeeds Mike White who retired at end of last year as the 4th Managing Partner in the firm’s 78 year history.


“I could not be more thrilled when Greg indicated a willingness to serve as our Firm Managing Partner last year when Mike announced his retirement.  His leadership skills, professionalism and compassion for our employees will provide a seamless transition,” said Elizabeth Trimm, Sacramento office Managing Partner. “The future of Hanna Brophy is in good hands,” said Trimm


Stanfield has been practicing law for more than 25 years and has been a part of the Hanna Brophy team since 1998. Under his leadership, the firm’s headquarters in Oakland became one of the most influential and successful in the partnership.


Stanfield has built his practice on all aspects of workers’ compensation defense including public safety issues, 132a defense, serious & willful petitions, and CalPERS litigation. Throughout the course of his career, he has also successfully tried to verdict both bench and jury trials. Stanfiled has developed a special interest in representing governmental entities (with an emphasis on public safety) and self-insured employers.


Todd Ewing, Los Angeles office Managing Partner said, “I have worked directly with Greg in multiple leadership positions including the management committee and other various firm committees. I am looking forward to Greg and the many leadership and people skills he brings to the leadership team.”


Aside from his work at Hanna Brophy, Stanfield is a proud soccer and baseball dad who volunteers his time as a coach for his children’s teams. He’s also an accomplished tennis player with a 4.0 rating and a spot on the USTA National Tennis Team.