1. an approach to problems and situations that is based on practical solutions.
2. the quality of dealing with a problem in a sensible way that suits the conditions that really exist, rather than following fixed theories, ideas, or rules.
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Michael F. Hanson has provided world-class legal services to some of North America's most notable companies. In a career spanning more than 23 years, Mr. Hanson has represented hundreds of local, national, and international clients in a wide range of business-related legal matters. Mr. Hanson's practice focuses primarily on general business litigation, banking law, creditors’ rights in bankruptcy, and commercial real estate. His clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Over the years, Mr. Hanson has served as legal counsel to businesses involved in manufacturing, banking and finance, securities, real estate, and construction, among others.
Mr. Hanson is admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia, the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
- Assistant General Counsel, KIT Digital, Inc., Atlanta, GA, 2012
- Senior Associate, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, Atlanta, GA, 1998-2005
- Law Clerk, U.S. Congress, House Committee on the Judiciary, Intellectual Property Subcommittee, Washington, D.C., 1997-1998
- Law Clerk, Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn, Washington, D.C., 1996-1997
- Summer Associate, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Atlanta, GA, 1997
- Law Clerk, Shearman & Sterling, Washington, D.C., 1995-1996
- Paralegal, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Washington, D.C., 1993
- J.D., 1998, The George Washington University Law School
- B.A., 1994, Monmouth University, summa cum laude, Highest Ranking Degree Recipient
- The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia v. Buzas Baseball, Inc., 176 F.Supp.2d 1338 (N.D. Ga. 2001).
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