Hannah C. Banks is a senior associate in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Hannah’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, internal investigations, white collar defense and international arbitration. She has represented clients—both at Mayer Brown and at a prior firm—in commercial cases from their inception through trial.

Hannah has experience with government and internal investigations and has counseled clients on issues of corruption, bribery, tax fraud and employment discrimination. She also has experience litigating and arbitrating complex commercial disputes, both in state and federal court as well as in international arbitrations administered by the ICC, SIAC, and the ICDR.  She routinely represents clients in federal court proceedings in aid of arbitration, such as the confirmation and enforcement of arbitral awards. She represents both individuals and multinational corporations from diverse industries, including the manufacturing, banking, environmental, insurance, and food-services industries.

Hannah also actively represents pro bono clients, and has assisted several clients in obtaining asylum.

Hannah received a BA from the University of Maryland and a JD from Duke University School of Law. She joined Mayer Brown in 2015 after spending several years at another international law firm in New York.


University of Maryland, BA

Duke University School of Law, JD


  • New York