Mark Hannah

Partner

Mark Hannah

mhannah@whsllp.com

PH: 831-425-2835 x116
       408-280-5600 x116

FX: 831-425-2839

 

 

Education

B.A., University of Santa Clara, 1976; J.D., Santa Clara University, 1982. 

Member

  • Admitted to practice in California, 1982; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1982
  • Santa Cruz County Bar Association

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association

  • Northern California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys’ Association

  • Monterey Bay Workers’ Compensation Attorneys’ Association

  • South Bay Industrial Claims Association
  • Diablo Valley Industrial Claims Association
  • Industrial Claims Association of San Francisco

Other   

  • Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation Law, California Board of Legal Specialization, since 1991 

  • AV Rated through the Martindale-Hubbell Rating Review for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

  • Associate Editor, 22 Santa Clara L. Rev. (1982); Author of Note, 21 Santa Clara L. Rev. 1171 (1981)

  • Board of Directors, Goodwill Industries, Inc. (Counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Luis Obispo), January 1, 1995-December 31, 2009, 2012-; Chairman of the Board of Directors, Goodwill Industries, Inc. (Counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Luis Obispo), 2001, 2008

Legal Practice

Workers' compensation defense with a focus on defending and protecting the assets of all employers including cities, counties, school districts and their insurance/adjusting agencies. Practice includes Administrative Hearings under California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), defense of Labor Code §132a discrimination and serious and willful misconduct claims.

Interests

Mr. Hannah enjoys cooking, reading, walking, wine tasting, theatre and spending time with family and friends.