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Bradshaw Law Firm attorney Blake R. Hanson is among the ABA's Class of 2021 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers honorees

July 6, 2021

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Bradshaw Law Firm attorney Blake R. Hanson is among the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Class of 2021 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers honorees.

The annual On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyers recognizes 40 ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community service.

According to the ABA On the Rise 2021 web site, Blake R. Hanson “…has been involved in several high-profile matters. 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. He has also represented a U.S. Congressional candidate in a nomination dispute and defended a county auditor in a lawsuit brought by a U.S. Presidential campaign and national political party…”

Blake Hanson is chair of the Litigation Section Council for the Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA). He is chair of the City of Des Moines Transportation Safety Committee. He serves on multiple community boards and committees. In 2016, Blake Hanson was inducted into the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Rising Star Award. In 2021, he was one of only nine individuals named an Iowa ‘STATEment Maker’ by the Iowa State University Alumni Association.

Blake Hanson earned his law degree, with distinction, from Drake University Law School. He graduated summa cum laude with university honors from Iowa State University.
 

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