Biography

Hannah Brudney is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation department. From 2019 to 2021, Ms. Brudney served as a law clerk to the Hon. Valerie Caproni of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Representative Matters

Represents financial guaranty insurer in fraud and breach of contract actions concerning residential mortgage-backed securities.

Represents client in employment dispute, involving claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud.

Represents not-for-profit client in employment dispute, involving claims for hostile work environment, retaliation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Assists and advises corporate and not-for-profit clients on employment issues, including employment and separation agreements, employee handbooks, workplace policies, and allegations of harassment and discrimination.

Assists and advises universities regarding codes of conduct, Title IX compliance, and student and faculty conduct matters.

Defended law firm against claims of breach of fiduciary duty and fraud.

Pro Bono

Representing client in appeal of criminal conviction before the New York Appellate Division, Second Department.

Conducting internal investigation on behalf of nonprofit client regarding complaints of harassment and discrimination.

Successfully represented disabled client in administrative proceeding seeking public transportation accommodations.

Admissions
  • New York
Publications
  • Confessions of a Teenage Defendant: Why a New Legal Rule Is Necessary to Guide the Evaluation of Juvenile Confessions, 92 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1235 (2019)