Hanszen Laporte Appoints Matthew Hansel as Junior Partner


Matthew Hansel

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hanszen Laporte is pleased to announce today the appointment of Matthew Hansel to the role of Junior Partner. In his new position, Matthew will specialize in Commercial Litigation as well as transactional work within the firm while playing also a larger role in the development of the firm. Previously, Matthew held the position of Senior Associate where he worked on complex litigation and mentored a team of associate attorneys. A proven litigator, Matthew has extensive courtroom experience and epitomizes the values of the firm.

“The quality of our performance is based on the successful development of our team. Matthew represents the future of the firm and brings new energy and ideas to meet the evolving needs of our clientele,” said Kent Hanszen, Partner, Hanszen Laporte. “Matt is a highly competent attorney, inside and outside the courtroom, who exhibits the highest level of professionalism. We elected Matt to the position of Junior Partner in recognition of his contribution to the firm and to provide a platform for him to become more involved in management across the organization.”

The new role marks Matthew’s seventh year with Hanszen Laporte. “I joined Hanszen Laporte right after finishing law school. Not only did the firm’s values align with my values, but I had the opportunity to work alongside Senior partners and grow personally as the firm grew,” said Matthew Hansel. “I’m honored to be entrusted with this important position and excited about the future.”

Matthew graduated from American University Washington College of Law. During law school, he clerked at the United States Department of Commerce with the Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance as well as at a boutique corporate and securities law firm. Originally from Utah, Matthew is married to native Houstonian, Abbie Kamin, Houston City Council Member, District C. The couple is expecting their first child in the Spring of 2021.

About Hanszen Laporte

Hanszen Laporte is an AV-Rated business firm with a combined 200 years of experience in business litigation, real estate transactions and litigation, and company matters. Hanszen Laporte's attorneys are Board Certified and strive to exceed client's expectations while providing real solutions to legal disputes and business matters.

For more information about the law firm, please visit: www.hanszenlaporte.com.

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