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November 10, 2021 — Larson LLP is pleased to announce that Hannah Friedman, Jodie Koo, and Catherine Sima Owens joined the firm as associates.

Hannah joins Larson LLP after working at the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence in San Francisco, where she assisted in high-stakes, highly publicized lawsuits before the U.S. Courts of Appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court. She previously served as a law clerk in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges. Hannah earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, and her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with distinction. 

Jodie joins Larson LLP from a prominent California law firm where she specialized in tort defense of public entities. She began her career at one of the largest plaintiffs’ consumer law firms in the country. Jodie earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and her B.A. from Colgate University.

Catherine joins Larson LLP from an Am Law 100 firm where her practice focused on complex commercial disputes and intellectual property matters. She also served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap in the Eastern District of Texas, where she worked on cases involving breach of FRAND, patent infringement, and employment discrimination. She earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College, magna cum laude.  

"With a variety of experiences representing plaintiffs and defendants in trial and appellate court between them, Hannah, Jodie, Catherine will contribute greatly to our complex commercial, intellectual property, white collar defense, and appellate practices. We are thrilled to welcome them to the firm." — Stephen G. Larson