Hannah I. Levin

Levin Hannah
Hannah Levin focuses her practice on privacy and data security law, providing counsel on compliance with a variety of laws and regulations, including state data breach notification laws, the Federal Trade Commission Act, and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

Hannah also represents clients in civil and criminal litigation matters. She has experience responding to government discovery requests and grand jury subpoenas and conducting internal corporate investigations. She has represented clients facing liability under a variety of state and federal laws, such as the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) and federal securities laws.

Before joining Venable, Hannah was a law clerk for the Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia in the Maryland Court of Appeals.


Representative Matters

  • Represents a large national retailer in a contract dispute with franchisees
  • Defended a regional bank in a securities class action case. Hannah took witness interviews, performed legal research, assisted in deposition preparation, and drafted discovery motions
  • Defended a publicly traded company in a § 158 action before the Delaware Court of Chancery in refusing to lift restrictions on stock certificates in the possession of its former senior executives, who were convicted of healthcare fraud
  • Represented an individual facing liability under the Foreign Agents Registration Act
  • Performed an internal investigation of a private university in connection with an employment discrimination claim




  • J.D. summa cum laude University of Baltimore School of Law 2014
    • Salutatorian
    • Heuisler Honor Society
    • Production editor, University of Baltimore Law Review
  • B.A. English University of Maryland, College Park 2011

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia Maryland Court of Appeals


Pro Bono

As part of Hannah’s pro bono practice, Hannah works with the Tahirih Justice Center, a nonprofit organization that provides legal assistance to immigrant women and children fleeing gender-based violence. Recently, Hannah authored a successful brief that resulted in her client's ability to remain in the United States as an asylum recipient.