Craig Hansen

Managing Attorney

Craig Hansen

Legal Education

  • J.D., University of San Diego
    School of Law, 2000
  • Phi Delta Phi: International
    Legal Honor Society

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • All California Federal Courts

Craig has proudly served the San Francisco Bay Area since his admission to the California State Bar in 2000. An experienced and resourceful trial and appellate attorney, Craig has represented individuals and businesses ranging from start-ups to fortune 500 companies in all manners of legal disputes.

Craig began his legal career with a prominent San Jose firm representing businesses, individuals, and investors in complex commercial, financial, and IP litigation. He later transitioned to a large national firm doing trial work for major companies like General Motors, Ford, and Honda, while working alongside some of the best trial lawyers in the country. Craig’s practice later expanded to include patent litigation for Silicon Valley’s top tech companies, and estate litigation involving large volume estates.

Craig’s sophisticated and diversified litigation practice lends him the knowledge and experience to proficiently handle any legal dispute that comes his way. And his client-focused approach to litigation, combined with his effective and innovative legal strategies, have set Craig apart as one of the premiere litigation attorneys in the Silicon Valley.



  • Successfully defended his corporate clients against major lawsuits brought by Uber, Microsoft, and Adobe.
  • Successfully represented his fiduciary clients in complex litigation matters, including suspension and removal claims.
  • 2013-2014, 2022 – 2023 Northern California Super Lawyers ®
  • Obtained $500,000 judgment in bankruptcy non-dischargeability action
  • Lead counsel in flash memory patent litigation
  • Defended fortune 500 company in putative class-action employment matter
  • First chair in both bench trials and jury trials
  • Handled multiple state and federal appeals
  • Negotiated complex license and manufacturing agreements

Contact the Santa Clara County Litigation Attorneys at Hansen Law Firm, P.C. to discuss your business litigation, intellectual property litigation, or trust and estate case. Let our years of litigation experience help you.

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