Robert J. Hanna

Partner

Tel: (619) 525-1344

Location(s)

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

  • San Diego Magazine Top Lawyers, Real Estate, 2015, 2018, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2019
  • San Diego Super Lawyer, Real Estate, 2017- 2019


Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association


Community Involvement

  • University of San Diego School of Law, adjunct professor
  • Presbyterian Church, Presbytery Judicial Council
  • San Diego Magazine Top Lawyers, Real Estate, 2015, 2018, 2019
  • 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 Daily Transcript Top Attorneys, Real Estate & Construction Litigation, 2006-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV “Preeminent” Peer Review Rating

 

Five BB&K Partners Named to 2019 San Diego Super Lawyers List
Press Releases Apr 10, 2019

Five BB&K Partners Named to 2019 San Diego Super Lawyers List

All Are Returning to the Annual List

Six BB&K Attorneys Named Top Lawyers in San Diego
Press Releases Mar 18, 2019

Six BB&K Attorneys Named Top Lawyers in San Diego

Annual List Based on Martindale-Hubbell Ratings

Best Lawyers in America Lists 27 BB&K Attorneys for 2019
Press Releases Aug 21, 2018

Best Lawyers in America Lists 27 BB&K Attorneys for 2019

Representing a Variety of Practice Areas

San Diego Super Lawyers 2018
Press Releases Apr 13, 2018

San Diego Super Lawyers 2018

Five BB&K Attorneys Recognized on Annual List

22 BB&K Attorneys  Earn Spot on Best Lawyers in America 2018 List
Press Releases Aug 15, 2017

22 BB&K Attorneys Earn Spot on Best Lawyers in America 2018 List

Two Recognized as Lawyers of the Year

Press Releases Jan 20, 2017

San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2017

Congratulations to the BB&K Attorneys Recognized for their Work

Press Releases Aug 15, 2016

20 BB&K Attorneys Make Best Lawyers in America 2017 List

Two Named Lawyers of the Year

Press Releases Jan 26, 2016

Seven BB&K Attorneys Recognized by 2016 San Diego Super Lawyers Magazine

Five Partners on Super Lawyers List, Two Additional Attorneys on the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Press Releases Aug 17, 2015

19 BB&K Attorneys Included on the 2016 Best Lawyers in America List

Partner Iris Yang and Of Counsel Joseph Coomes Selected as Lawyers of the Year

Press Releases Mar 4, 2015

Six BB&K Attorneys Named Top Lawyers in San Diego

San Diego Magazine Picks Attorneys from a Variety of Practices for its List

Press Releases Jan 22, 2015

Six BB&K Attorneys in San Diego Included on the 2015 List of San Diego Super Lawyers or Super Lawyer

Congratulations to These Attorneys

Press Releases Aug 19, 2014

Thirteen BB&K Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 List

The Included Attorneys Practice in BB&K Offices throughout California