Hannah E. Walsh
Hannah is a litigation associate in Jackson Walker’s Dallas office where she has represented a wide variety of clients, including media companies, real estate firms, retailers, manufacturers, and public entities. She has experience handling a variety of civil litigation and investigations, from business torts and intellectual property disputes to products liability and civil rights claims.
Hannah’s experience encompasses every phase of litigation, including handling all aspects of discovery, drafting federal and state motions, and appellate briefs. Highlights of her career so far include co-authoring an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Gonzalez v. Google, working with a team to secure injunctive relief—which was affirmed on appeal—for a student-athlete wrongly barred from competition for exercising his constitutional rights, and partnering with the Buried Alive Project to successfully reduce a client’s mandatory life sentence for nonviolent drug-related offenses to time-served.
During law school, Hannah served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Karen Gren Scholer in the Northern District of Texas. She also pursued her interests in athletics and civil rights as an extern for both the University of Notre Dame’s Athletic Department and Office of the General Counsel and Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign.
B.B.A., summa cum laude, Texas A&M University
- Loudder Medal of Excellence
J.D., summa cum laude, Notre Dame Law School
- Executive Managing Editor and Co-Chair of Diversity Committee, Notre Dame Law Review
U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
May 25, 2023Newsletters
View the May/June 2023 edition of the JW Media | VIA ePostcard.
May 25, 2023Insights
In the space of a three-page per curiam opinion, Gonzalez v. Google went from blockbuster to nothingburger. The first (and, therefore, the biggest) Section 230 case to be considered on the merits by the U.S. Supreme Court, Gonzalez was widely billed as the case that could break the internet, garnering headlines and attracting armies of amici on both sides.
By Marc Fuller & Hannah Walsh
October 4, 2022Insights
By Paul C. Watler
Candidates know they enjoy freedom of speech under the First Amendment, but often are unsure of the extent to which the law protects their campaign messages. This article covers frequently asked questions and answers related to protections afforded to candidates when publishing campaign ads and literature.
April 21, 2022Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s April 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
April 8, 2022Client Results
Working alongside Brittany Barnett and the Buried Alive Project, a Jackson Walker team led by Edwin Buffmire sought a reduction in the life sentence of Ray Charles Fields, who received a mandatory life sentence in 1994 for nonviolent drug-related crimes.
October 4, 2021Attorney News
This year, Jackson Walker proudly welcomes 16 law school graduates to expand our Corporate & Securities, Finance & Banking, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Trial & Appellate Litigation, and Wealth Planning practices.