Kurt Hansson is the global vice-chairman of the Paul Hastings Litigation practice and has been managing more than 300 litigators worldwide for the past 13 years. He is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Hansson has over 33 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 the firm’s most important clients.
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, Third 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
Not a Party, Not a Problem: SCOTUS Rules That Non-Signatories Can Enforce International Arbitration Agreements in U.S. Courts
June 03, 2020
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
Recognized by Public Counsel's Center for Veteran's Advancement
Public Counsel's Center for Veterans' Advancement presented Paul Hastings' Veterans' Caregiver Litigation team with their 2019 Public Counsel Pro Bono Award for the substantial work the team performed in furthering the rights of veterans' caregivers throughout the nation. The multi-practice team includes Joshua Bennett, Scott Carlton, Marty Edelman, Brian Gzowski, Kurt Hansson, Randall Johnston, Andy LeGolvan, Brian Moran, Barry Sher, and Igor Timofeyev.
October 10, 2019