Shawn Hanson is a partner in the firm’s litigation practice.

Practice & Background

Mr. Hanson focuses on commercial, false claims and regulatory litigation involving health care and life and health insurance. He also has an active practice involving all aspects of ERISA, as well as private equity, partnership and similar corporate disputes.

Mr. Hanson’s recent representative health care litigation clients include Allianz, Laboratory Corporation of America and Sutter Health in federal and state false claims litigation. His ERISA litigation experience includes a wide variety of matters for plans and administrators, including The Standard Insurance Company.

Mr. Hanson also advises insurance companies on a wide of range of regulatory issues, including compliance with existing and evolving regulations and analysis of state and federal-level regulatory frameworks. With a particular focus on the intersection of insurance and technology, he provides guidance on issues such as anti-rebate and inducement laws, data privacy and cybersecurity, underwriting, and sales and distribution practices.

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Panel on the Federal False Claims Act,” The Northern District of California Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (January 17, 2017)