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Hanna McGinnis

Hanna McGinnis


Hanna is a commercial trial lawyer who represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court. Hanna joined SDM after working as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Woodcock, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine.

Hanna began her career as a Manager and Translator for an online travel booking platform in Milan, Italy. In addition to serving as an English Translator from Italian, Spanish and French, she was a Content Editor and Manager of U.S. regional content editors.  Following her time in Italy, Hanna earned her M.St. in Medieval History at the University of Oxford.

Turning her focus to the law, Hanna received her J.D. from Stanford Law School with High Pro Bono Distinction. During law school, Hanna served as an editor of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Vice President of the Stanford Law for Gender Violence Prevention, and Academic Chair of OutLaw.

Hanna’s deep knowledge and interest in languages and history give her valuable perspective when working to solve complex problems for clients.

Stanford Law School, J.D., 2022

  • Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (Volume 17: Student Notes Editor; Volume 16: Member Editor)
  • Public Interest Mentor; Stanford University Pre-law Mentor, Stanford Law for Gender Violence Prevention (Vice President); OutLaw (Academic Chair); Stanford IP Association

University of Oxford, M.St. in Medieval History, 2019

Pomona College, B.A., magna cum laude, Medieval Studies, 2015

  • Phi Beta Kappa, Pomona College Scholar (top 10%, all semesters), History Department Liaison

State Bar of Texas

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