Michael T. Hannafan
2007 Distinguished Alumni Award
In 1979, Michael Hannafan, J.D. '70, established Hannafan & Hannfan Ltd., which is devoted exclusively to general trial and litigation practice, including personal injury, professional malpractice, criminal defense and variety of complex commercial cases. Hannafan is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an adjunct professor trial advocacy at Northwestern University and Listed in "Best Lawyers in America."
In May 2005, he was appointed a special master by the U.S. District Court in Tennessee for E.I. DuPont v. Cardinal Health to review all documents to which the parties have asserted client-attorney privilege.