- Manufacturing & Transportation
- Construction & Design
- Business Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 816.983.8394|
|University ||University of Denver, B.S., magna cum laude, with honors, 2005|
|Law School||Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2008 Saint Louis University Law Journal|
|Admitted||2008, Missouri; 2008, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; 2009, Kansas; 2009, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas|
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
•Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City
•Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
•The Missouri Bar
As a member of the Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation industry team, Hannah primarily focuses on business and commercial litigation, representing corporate clients in a variety of legal matters, including commercial disputes, contract claims, personal injury claims and employment disputes. Hannah litigates in Missouri and Kansas, as well as in various jurisdictions across the country, assisting with large-scale cases for national clients.
Defended premier developer of print advertising programs and inserts in employment dispute, and obtained dismissal of all claims at the summary judgment stage.
•Defended one of the world's larges staffing companies in employment dispute before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and obtained grant of summary judgment and dismissal of all claims.
•Defended largest retail mall owner and employee, who was personally named as a defendant, against negligence claims in a slip-and-fall case. Obtained grant of summary judgment in favor of employee.
•Prosecuted mechanic's lien claim and obtained settlement award on behalf of contractor client.
•Briefed and argued motion to enforce arbitration agreement in Kansas state court on behalf of national financial institution and obtained order compelling plaintiff to arbitrate dispute with favorable results.
2.01.14 Whistleblower Law Protects Truck Drivers Who Report Safety Violations Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation Blog
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Whistleblower Law Protects Truck Drivers Who Report Safety Violations
David M. Buffo,Hannah Hemry, February 5, 2014
The Surface Transportation Assistance Act (“STAA”) is a federal law that prohibits employers from discharging or discriminating against truck drivers for reporting safety violations. 29 U.S.C. § 31105. The STAA also protects an employee from termination for refusing to operate a...
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