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Posted by a Employment client, Flag
I am in the legal field, myself, and know a good (or bad) attorney when I meet one. I interviewed four top-tier Labor Law attorneys, referred by trusted sources, each of whom wanted my Sexual Harassment/Unlawful Discrimination/Retaliation/Wrongful Termination case. I chose Brian Hannemann because he was the most confident, qualified, understanding, and fee-justified. His phone voice, alone, told me he meant business and that he was going to put the Defendants in their deserved place, from day one. He asked questions that the other three attorneys never thought to ask, and laid out an absolutely brilliant strategy that exposed Defendants' weaknesses and used them in our favor. What I had thought was a narrow-scope case was actually a broad-scope, multi-count case with substantially more value than I had initially thought. After consulting with Brian, I researched case law and code and found that he was correct on every point discussed.
Brian's confidence, professionalism, and sense of humor are reassuring during a challenging and demoralizing time. With respect to Defendants' dirty tricks, Brian has extreme confidence, hilarious one-liners, and contingency plans. He has even done his homework on each individual player!
Brian's fee agreement is fair--better than the other attorneys'--and he works much harder to earn it. He doesn't nickel and dime for up-front costs; he even credits the attorney's fee award against his contingency fee (unheard of!). He doesn't have a bunch of shark partners or exorbitant overhead; he will work the case and patiently wait for the result. He is attentive and detail-oriented on a micro level, and strategizes on a macro level. He clearly loves his work and puts the client's interests ahead of his own. In person, he has a clean-cut, professional appearance and commanding presence. His materials are high-quality; his legal writing is brilliant and accurate, legally and grammatically (I'm really picky!).
I will recommend Brian Hannemann ALL DAY LONG.
Posted by Amber, a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
Attentive, thorough, and a brilliant strategist. Always returned my calls quickly. Very caring and personable, yet PERFECTLY aggressive at the same time. Tells you like it is, good or bad. He gives the bad guys and insurance companies an education in law!
As a survivor of a sexual assault at the workplace by my own boss, the situation could not have been more horrible. Brian came in and was my champion from moment one. I've heard others complain of lawyers not returning calls, having paralegals do all the work, endless things to get more money. Brian is the exact opposite, his personal attention is unheard of and his ethics unmatched. Now I call him for referrals and advice on any legal matter I have. I really can't say enough great things about him. All I can say is Thank You Brian for being one in a million!
Posted by a client, Flag
Brian is best lawyer I have come across. He works hard for the best result, does not overcharge his clients, tells you like it is whether good or bad, is very approachable, answers all questions, knows the law, and he does not take any ____ from opposing counsel.