Hannah Gelbort

Senior Associate

Hannah Gelbort focuses her practice on complex litigation and appeals. Prior to joining the firm, she clerked for the Honorable Randolph D. Moss of the US District Court for the District of Columbia and for the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She worked as a summer associate for a premier litigation firm in Washington DC and was a judicial intern for the Honorable James B. Zagel of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. 

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Gelbort was a paralegal specialist for the Securities and Commodities Fraud Unit of the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. She also worked as a Princeton in Latin America Fellow at an NGO in Peru, where she planned public health and education projects and managed volunteers. 

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  • Education

    • JD, The University of Chicago Law School, 2018

      High Honors, Order of the Coif, Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

      Founder and Co-Chair, Women’s Advocacy Project

    • BA, History and Latin American Studies, Yale University, 2013

      cum laude

      with distinction 

      Wrexham Prize for Best Senior Essay in the Field of the Humanities, Bildner Prize for the Best Senior Essay in Latin American History

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • Illinois

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Randolph D. Moss, US District Court for the District of Columbia, 2019 - 2020

    • The Hon. Karen Nelson Moore, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2018 - 2019