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Hannah ECaldwell


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Hannah ECaldwell


Focus Areas

  • Conducting large scale public and private workplace investigations ensuring that business activities comply with applicable laws and regulations and identifying areas of improvement for internal business operations.
  • Defending employers in a broad range of discrimination, harassment, and wrongful discharge litigation in federal and state courts.
  • Counseling employers on all aspects of employment law, including hiring issues, workplace investigations, wage and hour compliance, trade secrets and competition, and termination and disciplinary issues.
  • Defending employers against charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other state organizations.
  • Designing and assisting in the implementation of handbooks and workplace policies, including those covering leaves of absence, drug and alcohol testing, medical exams, hiring protocol, social media, and severance.
  • Drafting a variety of workplace agreements, including employment agreements, restrictive covenants, and separation and release agreements.
  • Selected to Crain’s Cleveland Business 20 In Their Twenties, 2022
  • “Pro Bono Hero,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 2021
  • Practical Law, author and contributor (Ohio employment law topics)
  • Honors Writing Fellow, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2017-2018

Professional Associations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association

Community Activities

  • OnBoard Cleveland, Cleveland Leadership Center, class of 2022
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 3Rs Program, volunteer
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, volunteer attorney
  • Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging’s Young Professional Council, Governance Chair
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Mentoring Alumni Program, volunteer attorney
  • The Arc of Greater Cleveland, former board member
  • “Cannabis: A Legal Primer for Employers on a Growing Industry,” Thompson Hine Webinar, February 2023
  • Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Thompson Hine, 2021
  • Employment Benefits Legal Update, HR Collaborative, 2021
  • “Returning to the Workplace: What Does Employment Look Like Post-Pandemic?” Thompson Hine Webinar, June 2021


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2019,
    cum laude
  • Ohio University, B.A., 2016
  • Ohio University, A.S., 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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