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An associate in the Firm's Litigation and Intellectual Property Groups, Hannah represents domestic and international clients in complex commercial litigation involving contract disputes, trademark and trade dress infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, trade secret law, employment disputes, banking issues, and other matters. Hannah also helps clients identify their intellectual property assets and advises them on the strategic protection and enforcement of their intellectual property rights.

Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Hannah was a judicial extern for the Honorable Ann Claire Williams in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and was a legal intern at the National Immigrant Justice Center where she served clients in human trafficking cases. Hannah also served as a legal intern at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security where she assisted the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Branch with policy recommendations on U.S. treaty obligations. While completing her LLM, Hannah interned with the Paralegal Advisory Service Institute in Malawi where she conducted mitigation investigations, developed case management protocols, and facilitated negotiations between defense and prosecution for resentencing prisoners.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Chair, Associate Board, Chicago Committee for Advancing Minorities in Large Law Firms
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Asian American Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Associate Editor, Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy
  • Recipient, POSSE Foundation Merit Scholarship, Women's Bar Foundation of Illinois Scholarship, and Equal Justice Works Fellowship (Counter-Human Trafficking Internship)
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Charitable & Community Organizations

  • Writing Mentor, Fulbright and Law School Applications Coach, and Scholarship Selection Volunteer, The POSSE Foundation, Chicago, IL (2011-Present)


Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, LLM, with honors, 2014

University of Wisconsin - Madison, summa cum laude, 2008

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 9th Circuit
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