Richard Hansen


Phone: 612.341.0400
Fax: 612.341.0844
Office: Minneapolis

Richard Hansen is an associate at Zimmerman Reed and a member of the firm’s Public Client practice. His practice focuses on complex cases involving consumer fraud and environmental issues.

Richard graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif. He is admitted to the state courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Following law school, Richard work as a law clerk in the Minnesota Court of Appeals where he drafted bench memoranda and assisted with preparing judicial opinions. After his clerkship, he was an associate at a Minnesota firm that practices in a broad spectrum of areas, including antitrust, energy, and financial services law. In that position, Richard was responsible for preparing and drafting briefs for dispositive and non-dispositive motions, arguing motions in state court proceedings, and acted as lead associate in multiple cases which involved overseeing document collection and review.

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association – Minnesota Chapter


  • J.D., Cum Laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.A., Dartmouth College

Practice Areas