Gideon Hanft focuses his practice on complex litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for the Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for the Honorable Katherine P. Failla of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. He previously was a WilmerHale summer associate, a judicial extern for the Honorable Debra A, Livingston for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and a summer law intern at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. 

Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2018

      Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize, James Kent Scholar 2016-2018, Senior Editor, Columbia Law Review, Paul R. Hays Prize in Civil Procedure
    • BS, Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 2014

      summa cum laude

      Phi Beta Kappa

  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Rosemary S. Pooler, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2020 - 2021

    • The Hon. Katherine Polk Failla, US District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2018 - 2019

Credentials