Jane Hanson is of counsel in the New York office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. She has been associated with the firm since 1988.
Primary Focus & Experience
Ms. Hanson’s practice emphasizes all aspects of employment counseling, litigation in federal and state courts and before governmental agencies, and mediation and arbitration. Her clients include financial institutions, hedge funds and high net worth individuals. Her practice also includes providing employment advice in mergers and acquisitions and financial restructurings, including advising the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Enron Corp. on a wide range of employment issues.
Recognitions & Accomplishments
Ms. Hanson has taught classes on employment law at the Fordham University School of Law, Continuing Legal Education program, and since 2000 has taught a class at Teachers’ College at Columbia University. She has written a number of articles, including “Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act,” and “Limiting Sexual Harassment Risk,” for The Bankers Magazine, “The Drug Abuse Provisions of the ADA: When Competing Interests Collide,” for the National Association of Drug Abuse Problems, Inc. and “Wrestling with Standards for Independent Contractors,” for the New York Law Journal.
Ms. Hanson is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
- New York University School of Law, J.D., 1983
- Indiana State University, B.S., 1974
- New York
- US Supreme Court
- US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- US District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Honorable Beverly Cohen, New York State Supreme Court (January 1984 - January 1986)