Kurt Hansson is the global vice-chairman of the Paul Hastings Litigation department managing more than 300 litigators worldwide. He is based in the firm's New York office. Mr. Hansson has over 30 years of first chair trial and arbitration experience. His practice is principally concentrated in complex litigation matters, and governmental and internal investigations. Mr. Hansson is known for his creative and practical approach to resolving complex legal disputes for clients such as General Electric, Coliseum Capital, GlaxoSmithKline, Lehman Brothers Holdings, Star China Media Limited, Plaza Realty and UBS.
Mr. Hansson also has extensive knowledge and experience in various forms of alternative dispute resolution matters. He was instrumental in establishing GE's Early Dispute Resolution and Early Case Assessment program and has helped develop similar programs for many other Fortune 500 clients. These programs are specifically designed to help reduce litigation costs and liabilities for clients, by identifying litigation risks and potential business solutions early in the dispute process.
Mr. Hansson is a member of the state and federal bars in the states of Connecticut and New York, as well as, the District of Columbia. He is also a member of the bars of the New York Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Paul Hastings Pens Amicus Brief for Senators Urging the Court to Uphold President Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions
April 08, 2015
Paul Hastings Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers in Southern California, Connecticut, Georgia, New York, San Diego and Washington, D.C.
May 20, 2007
The Delaware Supreme Court Provides Guidance to the Second Circuit Regarding Investor Holder Claims
June 22, 2016
Delaware Supreme Court Holds That a Non-Exculpated Claim Against Independent Directors Must Be Pled to Survive Motion to Dismiss, Irrespective of Applicable Standard of Review for Board’s Conduct
May 14, 2015