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Robert J. Hannen represents mid-size and large companies, including Fortune 500 companies, in commercial and employment-related litigation involving disputes.

Rob defends his clients in trial and appellate litigation in federal and state courts involving disputes ranging in amounts up to several hundred million dollars.

He represents financial institutions in litigation involving the defense of allegations of breach of contract, predatory lending, fraud, wrongful foreclosure, wrongful dishonor of checks, and violations of consumer credit protection laws. Rob also advises financial institutions in foreclosure and bankruptcy matters and has litigated a number of cases to verdict, including as lead trial counsel in class action litigation.

Rob also represents a variety of clients in the manufacturing, mining, and energy industries.


J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1990
B.S., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1987


Attained an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Named among Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation-Labor and Employment (2023-2024) by Best Lawyers


Pennsylvania Bar Association

West Virginia Bar Association

Ohio Bar Association

State Bar Licenses

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio

Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., M.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of West Virginia
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of West Virginia
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Ohio
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit