Hannah Shearer is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Ms. Shearer’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Before joining the firm, Ms. Shearer clerked for Judge Paul J. Watford on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Shearer received her J.D. from Stanford Law School. While in law school, she worked in the Mills Legal Clinic Three Strikes Project and assisted in drafting Proposition 36, the voter-approved ballot initiative to reform California’s Three Strikes Law. Ms. Shearer also externed at the Public Integrity Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, helping federal prosecutors prepare for public corruption and election fraud trials. Ms. Shearer has a bachelor of arts from Yale University, where she graduated magna cum laude and received the Elmore A. Willetts Prize for Fiction Writing.