San Francisco is the fourth largest city in California with a population of 852,460 people. It is also the most densely populated city in the state. San Francisco has a rich history that dates back to the 18th century when it was invaded by Spanish explorers from Mexico in 1769. The main attraction of the explorers to San Francisco was its strategic location as one of the best natural harbors and the gold deposits.
A new kind of gold rush has hit San Francisco and the surrounding Silicon Valley area in the last 20 years, as the region has become home to thousands of tech companies and startups at the heart of the digital revolution. Major technology industries and companies headquartered in San Francisco include: Tesla Motors, Salesforce, StubHub, Yelp, Dropbox and Square.
San Francisco is a diverse city with people of different races and cultures, and is a major tourist attraction center. The city is known for preserving its traditions, music and art through its museums and memorial centers such as the Museum of Modern Art, Legion of Honor and the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center.
Maynard Cooper’s San Francisco office is located in the heart of the city’s financial district in the Transamerica Pyramid Center.