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Hanna Kim
Senior Associate
901 Main Street
Suite 4000
Dallas TX 75202
TEL: (214) 749-4262
FAX: (214) 760-8994
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Hanna Kim

Hanna is a senior associate in the firm’s Dallas office, where she focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and bad faith litigation. Hanna represents some of the world's largest insurance companies in all aspects of commercial disputes, from providing analysis to clients on coverage issues to representing clients in federal and state courts across the country. Hanna has extensive experience with all levels of litigation and dispute resolution, including discovery, fact and expert depositions, motion practice, oral argument, appraisal, mediation and trial.

Prior to joining Zelle, Hanna clerked for the Honorable Hal R. Ray, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Hanna is an active member of the Dallas-Fort Worth legal community and serves on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Representative Matters

Litigated matter of first impression before the Delaware Supreme Court involving a COVID-19 property damage and business interruption claim resulting in dismissal of lawsuit with prejudice. (See APX Operating Company, LLC v. HDI Global Insurance Company (DE 2022)).

Obtained favorable summary judgment ruling arising from alleged damage resulting from Hurricane Harvey based on insufficiency of expert opinion and legal doctrine of concurrent causation.

Currently involved in defending multiple property insurance carriers in ongoing litigation with various Tribal Nations who brought claims for lost income at casino enterprises related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Currently represents clients in commercial hail and wind claims involving bad faith allegations in Texas and Oklahoma.

Articles & Presentations

"Timing is Key for Texas Insurers Accepting Agents' Liability," Texas Law360, April 16, 2019, co-author

Professional Affiliations


Received a Fulbright Scholarship to work in Daegu, South Korea in 2013

Recognized as “One to Watch” by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers in 2021

Selected as Outstanding Member Award by the Dallas Asian American Bar Association in 2019

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2023

Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers: Texas Rising Stars, 2023

Named “Best Lawyer Under 40” by Asian Pacific Interest Section (APIS) State Bar of Texas, 2023


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