Overview

Andrea Hansen is a litigation attorney with a particular focus on gaming, election, and appellate law.  

  • Gaming: Represents and counsels casinos and suppliers to casinos; concentrates in gaming regulatory issues, advises clients on the requirements of Michigan Gaming Law and represents clients in administrative hearings; possesses extensive experience with licensing issues, compliance matters, and regulatory proceedings before the Michigan Gaming Control Board; represents gaming clients with respect to business matters and litigation of particular concern to the gaming industry
  • Election law: Represents and counsels candidates and companies with respect to campaign finance issues, formation of candidate committees, and PACs and compliance therewith; extensive experience in preparing and challenging ballot initiatives at a local, county, and state level before the Board of State Canvassers, Michigan Court of Appeals, and Michigan Supreme Court; experience with state regulation of campaign finance and lobbying issues, forms, and compliance matters; and election law experience, including recount and recall procedures
  • Appellate: Serves as appellate counsel in state and federal courts on commercial, gaming, election, divorce, employment, and other complex matters

Services

Credentials

Education

Admissions

Court Admissions

Recognition

Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2016-2022
    • Recognized in practice areas of:
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Gaming Law
      • Government Relations Practice
    • Lansing Gaming Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2018, 2020, 2021
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2013-2021
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Named one of 30 "Women in the Law," 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Professional & Community Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Elder Law of Michigan, Inc., Board of Directors, 2011-present
  • Michigan League for Public Policy, Board of Directors, 2015-present

News & Insights

News

  • Media |
  • Andrea L. Hansen is featured in the Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly article “MiLW’s 2014 Women in the Law honorees announced”
    Media |
  • Andrea Hansen quoted in the National Public Radio online article “Language of recall petition against Rick Snyder approved”
    Media | Also quoted in the Detroit News, AnnArbor.com and EclectaBlog |
  • Andrea Hansen's appointment to the Elder Law of Michigan Board noted in the Lansing State Journal
    Media | Also noted in Michigan Lawyers Weekly and Ingham County Legal News |

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