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Joanna D. Frazier

Assistant General Counsel
San Francisco
T: 415.434.9100
F: 415.434.3947



  • J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law, 1998
  • B.S., University of California, Davis, 1994
  • Externed for the Honorable Claudia Wilken in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • California (1998)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central, Northern and Eastern Districts of California
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Joanna Frazier is a Senior Attorney and Assistant General Counsel. She regularly advises the firm on the rules of professional responsibility, ethics, conflicts of interest and other sensitive risk management issues.

  • Twice received the American Jurisprudence Award for Writing & Research
  • Joanna was formerly an associate at Hinshaw & Culbertson practicing professional liability defense


  • "When Delete Doesn't Mean 'Delete': The Discovery of Electronic Mail," The Professional Line, (Spring, 2003)
  • "Recommending Appropriate Coverage: Why Employment Practices Liability Insurance," The Professional Line, (Spring, 2002)
  • "Regulating Special Investigatory Units in the Legal Market," Legal Ledger, (1997)
  • "IMSA and the Litigation Privilege," Legal Ledger, (1997)
  • President, Queen's Bench Foundation (2007)
  • President, Queen's Bench Bar Association (2006)
  • Member, California Women Lawyers
  • Member, Ethics Committee, San Francisco Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Child Care Law Center