Hannah Brennan

Hannah brings to the firm experience in drug pricing, patent, and international right to health litigation as well as international trade agreements.

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Current Role

  • Associate, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP

Experience

  • Prior to joining Hagens Berman, Ms. Brennan clerked for the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable Theodore McKee, Chief Judge of United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

  • She was awarded a Yale Gruber Fellowship in Global Justice and Women’s Rights to work for Public Citizen’s Global Access to Medicines Program. At Public Citizen, she worked on a broad range of healthcare issues, including: negotiation of the intellectual property provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, compulsory licensing of HIV medications in Peru, and policies for improving access to Hepatitis C medications for veterans, Native Americans and prisoners.

  • In law school, Ms. Brennan worked in the Global Health and Justice Clinic, where she helped develop a human rights approach to intellectual property law. She also served in the Workers and Immigrants’ Rights Advocacy Clinic, where she obtained a substantial settlement for a group of Latino construction workers with unpaid wage claims. She further represented Connecticut DREAMers in their legislative and regulatory campaigns to secure financial aid for undocumented students at Connecticut state universities.

  • Prior to law school, Ms. Brennan served as Fulbright Scholar in Lima, Peru, where she researched labor rights abuses in the domestic housework industry and advocated for greater government regulation of this area.

Legal Activities

  • Member, American Association for Justice

Recognition

  • Charles G. Albom Prize for Excellency in Appellate Advocacy

Publications

Languages

  • Spanish

Personal Insight

Hannah’s favorite country is Peru and her favorite city is Lima. She was born and raised in Boston, but notably does not support any of the region’s sport teams.