Hannah Matsunaga

Hannah Matsunaga
Hannah Matsunaga
Litigation Fellow

(415) 795-2014

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During law school, Hannah worked with the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. Her team won their case, Mount Lemmon Fire District v. Guido, 8-0.

"I went to law school to make a difference in people’s lives, and I am excited to begin my career at a law firm that does just that."

Our commitment to securing justice and providing the best representation possible is reflected in a commitment to diversity within our own firm. At Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, we know better than to think the best attorneys look alike, sound alike, think alike, or live alike. What matters is talent, and we hire the best talent available.

As a result, our team more accurately mirrors America. Women, minority, and/or openly gay lawyers make up the majority of our staff. A passion for social justice unites our team - we all work to use the power of law to help create and enforce a more just society.

Hannah Matsunaga is a Litigation Fellow in the San Francisco office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. She received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Vassar College and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

During law school, Hannah led the Workers’ Rights Pro Bono Project, where she assisted low-income workers with employment law issues and represented a client in front of the California Labor Commissioner’s office. She also worked with the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. Her clinic team won its merits case, Mount Lemmon Fire District v. Guido, 8-0.

Hannah will clerk for the Honorable Jesus G. Bernal of the Central District of California from 2020-2021.


  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2019
  • B.A., Vassar College, 2016


  • Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • Northern District of California
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