Forrest Hansen



Adjunct Professor Forrest Hansen teaches Legal Ethics. He practices as an attorney at White & Case LLP in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, specializing in corporate compliance, regulatory issues for mergers and acquisitions, and litigation. His experience includes drafting and implementing corporate compliance policies and conducting compliance training in the areas of antitrust and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Professor Hansen also counsels multinational corporations on complex compliance issues, particularly issues involving United States antitrust law and subpoenas issued by United States federal agencies. He also has represented corporations involved in acquisitions pending before the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice. Professor Hansen’s litigation experience entails representing multinational corporations and individuals before federal and state courts in criminal and civil matters.

Professor Hansen devotes a significant number of hours to pro bono clients. He assists post-conflict states in drafting constitutions in coordination with the Public International Law and Policy Group and he currently represents a woman in her application for a U-visa (a visa for U.S. immigrants who are victims of criminal activity). Professor Hansen is a recipient of the 2011 White & Case LLP Pro Bono Award.

Prior to joining White & Case LLP, Professor Hansen clerked for Judge Thomas I. Vanaskie of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Professor Hansen’s other experience includes interning at the U.S. Department of State, Office of the Legal Advisor: Private International law and the U.S. Department of Commerce in Santiago, Chile.

Professor Hansen graduated cum laude from American University Washington College of Law and served as Senior Federal Circuit Editor for the American University Law Review. He attended Brigham Young University for his undergraduate education, where he majored in French and International Politics and participated on the Football and Men’s Gymnastics teams.



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