Shana R. Herman

Shana R. Herman

  • Associate
  • Washington, DC
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OVERVIEW

Experience

Shana is an Associate in Hausfeld’s Washington, D.C. office, specializing in complex environmental and product liability, as well as climate change and human rights litigation.

While in law school, Shana was a Summer Associate and a Law Clerk at Hausfeld, where she assisted on environmental, climate change, human rights, consumer protection, and antitrust matters. Prior to joining Hausfeld, Shana was a Litigation Paralegal and Environmental Specialist at a plaintiff-side law firm focusing on environmental matters. Here, she conducted research, analyzed discovery documents, and drafted memoranda to identify the best evidence and strategies for civil litigation in cases concerning the Flint water crisis, PFAS and other toxic chemical contamination, and pharmacy benefit managers. Shana also worked directly with clients suffering health impacts from lead and toxic chemical exposure, striving to help clients feel heard and supported throughout the course of litigation.

Shana’s passion for building a just and livable future for all extends beyond the courtroom, evidenced by her volunteer involvement with various community-based organizations that advance environmental and climate justice, and social justice more broadly.

Clients

Shana has represented a variety of clients, including public utilities and municipalities seeking remedies to protect public health and well-being, youth activists and members of frontline communities advocating for urgent action on climate change, and thousands of individual community members and families fighting for access to safe drinking water and affordable medical treatment following pollution exposure.

Experience