Hanna Baek is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department. She joined the firm in 2013 after serving as a law clerk to the Hon. Carol Bagley Amon of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York and to the Hon. David W. McKeague of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She also served as a legal intern at the Legal Resources Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, where she examined proposed changes to the country’s environmental regulatory system. While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Baek held an internship with the Appeals Division of the New York City Law Department. She also worked as a summer associate at a prominent New York City firm. Prior to law school, Ms. Baek served as a teaching assistant in at an international school in Madrid, Spain.