Justin Hanna has been recognized as one of the “Ones to Watch” in the area of corporate law by Best Lawyers.
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based solely on peer review and is the gold standard for legal ranking worldwide. The “Ones to Watch” list is a compilation of attorneys who are earlier in their careers and have exemplified outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. Recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years.
Hanna is an attorney in the firm’s mergers & acquisitions and emerging & growth business practice groups. He specializes in empowering entrepreneurs and businesses of varying sizes to grow through effective strategic planning and analysis. While his focus centers on middle-market mergers and acquisitions, Hanna’s corporate law expertise extends to other facets of business-related legal matters, including contract analysis and negotiation, corporate governance, business planning, and a variety of other general legal issues.
Hanna is an active member of the legal community, contributing countless hours to the firm’s pro bono program. Additionally, he is a founder of and firm liason for the Transactional Law Competition and Invitational, each an M&A focused, skill-based program for business-minded law students and held at Wayne State University Law School. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University, a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School and a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University – Mike Ilitch School of Business.