Hannah is a litigator who defends companies against complex product liability actions in federal and state courts throughout the country. Her work focuses on smoking and health, pharmaceutical and toxic tort litigation.

Hannah has significant experience in high-stakes litigation, and she has served on numerous trial teams in multi-week jury trials. As a member of multiple trial teams, Hannah routinely prepares trial strategy plans, opening statements, closing arguments, direct examinations, cross-examinations, and deposition designations. 

In addition to her trial work, Hannah spends considerable time briefing novel and complex legal issues spanning from initial motion practice through appeal. As an associate in the firm’s Legal Issues group, Hannah has drafted hundreds of pre-trial and post-trial briefs in smoking-and-health and other consumer product cases. She also provides around-the-clock remote legal issues support to trial teams in smoking-and-health cases. Hannah’s concise and strategic writing has resulted in favorable outcomes for her clients by excluding unfavorable evidence at trial and disposing of meritless claims in their entirety.

Hannah also manages the pre-trial preparation of numerous smoking-and-health and toxic tort cases in New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. She is responsible for all aspects of pre-trial preparation, ranging from the initial drafting of responsive pleadings to fact investigation, depositions, and the development of case strategy.

Hannah received her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, where she was the brief writer and coach for the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot Court team, the president of the Women’s Legal Forum, and a participant in Notre Dame’s London Law Program. She received her B.A. in economics and government from Georgetown University, where she was a member of Georgetown University’s cheerleading team. While at Georgetown, Hannah also served as a legislative intern for the Office of Nancy Pelosi.