Robert J. Hanna

Partner

Tel: (619) 525-1344

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At a Glance

Robert represents lenders, developers, title insurance companies and insureds in litigation involving real estate, corporate and business disputes.

He successfully defended 400 lenders in an action to enforce a lien claim for $18 million.

 

Robert is a partner in the Business practice group of BB&K’s San Diego office.

Robert J. Hanna represents lenders, developers, title insurance companies and insureds in litigation involving real estate, corporate and business disputes. He represented clients in more than 50 trials and arbitration proceedings. Robert is a partner in the Business practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP’s San Diego office.
 
Robert’s recent trials include:

  • The successful defense of Wells Fargo Bank in a $140 million claim relating to the construction of State Route 125 (In re: South Bay Expressway, L.P., et al., United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California Case No. 10-04516-LA11)
  • The successful defense of 400 lenders in an action to enforce a lien claim for $18 million concerning the construction of a water treatment plant in Central California (Kaweah Construction Company v. Fox Hills Landowners Association, et al., Merced County Superior Court Case No. CU149690)
 


Robert also served on the adjunct faculty of the University of San Diego School of Law and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern districts of California and is licensed to practice law in the State of California.
 
Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of California, Irvine, B.A.

Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2019
  • San Diego Super Lawyer, Real Estate, 2017


Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association
 

Community Involvement

  • University of San Diego School of Law, adjunct professor
  • Presbyterian Church, Presbytery Judicial Council
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2019
  • San Diego Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2007-2018
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition, Construction, Real Estate and Environmental, 2015
  • San Diego Magazine Top Lawyers, Real Estate, 2015, 2018
  • San Diego Daily Transcript Top Attorneys, Real Estate & Construction Litigation, 2006-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV “Preeminent” Peer Review Rating