Overview

Hannah Motsenbocker is a Senior Associate in WSHB’s Dallas office and has extensive experience with defending clients in a variety of civil and commercial cases before Texas state courts, Federal Courts as well as before arbitration panels and various regulatory agencies. Hannah enjoys working on cases with novel or unique procedural and substantive issues and has a strong passion for helping clients navigate through the complexities of the litigation process. Hannah's practice includes products liability, premises liability, professional liability, energy and utilities litigation, construction defect litigation, and multi-district litigation.

In addition, Hannah’s practice includes first-party insurance disputes. Her expertise in this area includes advising domestic and international insurers with claim investigations, specifically claims following catastrophic weather-related events and the COVID-19 pandemic, coverage interpretation and analysis, and appraisals. Hannah regularly represents insurers facing bad faith claims and statutory violations that arise during the procurement process or during the claims handling phase. Hannah also routinely advises employers on compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Texas labor laws, and the Family and Medical Leave Act as well as on traditional employment law matters, such as discrimination, retaliation, and work-place safety. Hannah has represented employers before the United States Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Texas Workforce Commission.

Hannah is actively involved in the community as a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Dallas Women Lawyer Association, various sections of the State Bar of Texas, and the Junior League of Dallas.

Experience

Credentials

Education

  • SMU Dedman School of Law (J.D., 2018)
  • University of Oklahoma (B.A., 2015)

Licensed to Practice in

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

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Community

Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Women Lawyer Association
  • Junior League of Dallas

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