Hannah L. Shaffer

Hannah L. Shaffer, Esq.

Pic for website 2Is an Associate Attorney at Smith Butz, LLC, who concentrates her practice in the areas of Oil and Gas matters and Municipal Law.


Hannah was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania in 2016 and is currently a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.


Hannah graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where she served as the Senior Topics Editor of the Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law. Hannah was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, the Community Service Award, and the Dick Thornburgh Prize for Legal Service.  Hannah was selected by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law faculty to be awarded The Order of Barristers in recognition of her superior oral advocacy skills. Also while at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Hannah served as a Teaching Assistant to the First Year Legal Analysis & Writing classes, acted as a Pitt Law Ambassador, and competed on the school’s Mock Trial team. During law school, Hannah completed an externship and served as a certified legal intern for the Allegheny County Office of the Public Defender. Hannah also worked as a law clerk for the law firm Healey & Hornack, P.C. Before joining Smith Butz, Hannah spent a year clerking for the Honorable Judge Scott P. Bittner of the Somerset County Court of Common Pleas.


Prior to attending law school, Hannah attended Dickinson College where she graduated with two Bachelors of Arts degrees in Law & Policy and Political Science. While there, Hannah studied abroad in Bologna, Italy and competed on the Dickinson College Mock Trial team.


Attorney Shaffer is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you or someone you know is in need of legal assistance, please do no hesitate to contact Attorney Hannah Shaffer via telephone at (724) 745-5121 or via email at hshaffer@smithbutzlaw.com.

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