Hannah W. Scheper

Associate

Hannah focuses extensively on complex product liability litigation with a concentration on the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies. She has experience in state and federal civil litigation on a national level and assists clients in pleadings and motions, pretrial discovery, and trial preparation.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Bard College

    (B.A. 2004)

  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University

    (J.D., 2008)
    Northern Kentucky Law Review (2005-2006) Greaves Scholarship recipient, (2006-2008)

Admissions

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Successfully argued civil liberties case in the Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals.
  • Submitted brief to Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals for civil liberties case that was subsequently argued and won.
  • Experienced in general litigation, in state and federal court, including pleadings, discovery motion practice, and trial preparation.
  • Involved in managing complex litigation for pharmaceuticals and medical devices, including discovery and management of electronic evidence.

Publications & Presentations

Publications

  • “Sixth Circuit Product Liability Year-in-Review,” The Full Spectrum of Recent Product Decisions, Defense Research Institute Product Liability Seminar (April 2009)
  • “An Emerging Civil Rights Movement: Immigrant Populations in Need of Equal Protection Under the Fourteenth Amendment,” 34 N. Ky. L. Rev. 749 (2007)

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Legal Association of Women (LAW) (President 2007-2008)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Chase Public Interest Group (Treasurer 2006-2007)