U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Blake is a shareholder working in Bradshaw's litigation division. Blake joined Bradshaw Law Firm in September of 2019.
Prior to joining the Bradshaw Law Firm, Blake was engaged in private practice in Des Moines, Iowa, where he was part of the legal team that brought civil litigation following the largest lottery rigging in U.S. history resulting in a nationwide multi-million dollar class action settlement and a landmark lawsuit brought by a former Hot Lotto winner. The events that unfolded were the subject of a program titled The Notorious Lottery Heist and a book The $80 Billion Gamble.
In 2016, Blake was inducted into the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Rising Star Award.
Iowa State University (B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude with university honors, 2012)
Drake University Law School (J.D., with honors, 2015)
Transportation Safety Committee - City of Des Moines
Drake University Head Start Program
Iowa State University Honors Program
Ready to Run Iowa
Everybody Wins! Iowa
Des Moines Young Professionals Connection
American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court
Polk County Bar Association
Ballot Bonanza: Iowa Election Law Disputes Shaping Nomination to Inauguration, Lincoln Inne of Court, November 2020
New Attorneys Flip the Script: Reverse Panel on Developing Great Lawyers (panel member with two other attorneys), Iowa Defense Counsel Association (IDCA), Annual Seminar, September 2020
February 22, 2023 - Blake Hanson Among 40 Under Forty Des Moines Leaders
August 19, 2022 - Best Lawyers in America® 2023
July 29, 2022 - Great Plains Super Lawyers Names Nine Bradshaw Attorneys
April 11, 2022 - Blake Hanson Discusses Business-Related Legal Trends
September 16, 2021 - Bradshaw Attorney Blake R. Hanson Selected for IDCA Rising Star Award
August 23, 2021 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2022
July 6, 2021 - Bradshaw Law Firm attorney Blake R. Hanson is among the ABA's Class of 2021 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers honorees
June 24, 2021 - Bradshaw Attorney Blake R. Hanson Appointed Chair of the Litigation Section of the Iowa State Bar Association
April 1, 2021 - Bradshaw Attorney Blake R. Hanson Named Iowa ‘STATEment Maker’ by Iowa State University Alumni Association
March 17, 2021 - Bradshaw Attorney Blake R. Hanson Obtains Favorable Outcome Before Iowa Court of Appeals
February 17, 2021 - Bradshaw Attorney Blake R. Hanson Obtains Dismissal of Negligence Claim
January 11, 2021 - Bradshaw Attorney Blake R. Hanson Writes About Importance of Women Running for Office
August 20, 2020 - The Best Lawyers in America® 2021
September 16, 2019 - Blake R. Hanson Joins Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.
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