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Hanan Zaki, J.D., LL.M.

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Hanan Zaki, J.D., LL.M., Contributing Author

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Hanan is a legal writer who works on FindLaw.com content.

Hanan’s passion for the arts and humanities, and advocacy for equitable legal accessibility, has led her to contribute to Findlaw’s mission of providing comprehensible resources to the public.

Hanan holds a Masters of Law in Admiralty from Tulane University Law School, a Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Toledo. She has been published for her work in maritime law in the Association of Transportation Law Professionals.

While out of the office, Hanan enjoys going to the beach, kayaking, the theatre, film, and playing volleyball. She listens to the Strict Scrutiny and Amicus With Dahlia Lithwick podcasts on current legal issues. Hanan is also a fan of SNL, Succession, and Schmigadoon!

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