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Bryan Hawkins is an associate in the Trial section of the Litigation group. Bryan's practice focuses on complex business, employment and environmental litigation matters. His experience includes representing clients in general business litigation matters; environmental claims relating to CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water

Act, Proposition 65 and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); employment matters and litigation of both common law and statutory land use claims.

Bryan was an associate at Allen Matkins LLP. Bryan has also gained extensive trial experience through his participation in the Volunteer District Attorney Program at the

San Francisco County District Attorney's Office. During this three-month program,

Bryan assumed the role of a deputy district attorney and was independently responsible for the prosecution of a variety of crimes, including assault, battery, theft, arson, and driving under the influence.

Professional Honors and Activities

 Listed among Rising Stars (Business Litigation), Northern California Super

Lawyers®, 2011-2015


 "Significant Wage and Hour Pitfalls," SHRM/Stoel Rives 14th Annual Labor and

Employment Law Conference, Mar. 2016

 "Legal Updates," SHRM/Stoel Rives 14th Annual Labor and Employment Law

Conference, Mar. 2016

 "The California Paid Sick Leave Law - Are You in Compliance?," ACC Sacramento

Chapter Luncheon, Feb. 2016


 "California's New Minimum Wage: What Employers Need to Know," Law360, April

6, 2016

 "Rational basis review v. Rule 12(b)(6), who wins?" Daily Journal, July 11, 2011

Civic Activities

 Member, Wiley Manual Bar Association, 2013

 Volunteer, The Bar Association of San Francisco's Volunteer Legal Services

Program, 2005-Present

 Conference Committee Member, California Minority Counsel Program, 2012


Sacramento, CA

(916) 319-4648 direct

(916) 447-4781 fax bryan.hawkins@stoel.com


 University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D., 2005

Articles Editor, UC Davis Law Review

Order of the Barristers

 Santa Clara University, B.S., Political

Science, 2002


 California

 U.S. Court of Federal Claims

 Southern District of California

 Eastern District of California

 Northern District of California

 Northern District Bankruptcy Court of


 U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

B r y a n L . H a w k i n s

 Member, Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce, 2013