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Katherine Hansen joined the firm in 2011. She has handled a broad range of cases involving the representation of public and private sector unions in proceedings before federal agencies and in state and federal court, and regularly advises union clients on a variety of matters. Ms. Hansen also represents individual clients on a range of employment disputes, with a focus on the representation of faculty in higher education. Ms. Hansen has argued in state and federal court, including in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Ms. Hansen graduated magna cum laude from Cornell Law School. Prior to law school, she spent five years working as an organizer for the Service Employees International Union. Ms. Hansen has also lived in Johannesburg, South Africa where she was an intern with Lawyers for Human Rights. She received her undergraduate degree from Oberlin College.
Ms. Hansen is admitted in the State of New York, State of New Jersey, U.S. District Court of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.