Hannah Bergman

Jack Nelson Legal Fellow, 2008-2009

Hannah recently graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. where she earned a law degree and a master's degree in journalism. Throughout law school she focused on media law, working as a law clerk at Levine, Sullivan, Koch and Schulz, LLP, the National Security Archive, and the Freedom Forum's First Amendment Center. She also worked as a research assistant for Prof. Dan Metcalfe who established the Collaboration on Government Secrecy at American University. Prior to law school, she earned a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and worked as a financial reporter in Washington. She also worked briefly for the Associated Press in London. Outside work, she enjoys playing softball (badly) and Tivo. She has an odd affection for vampire romance novels and grew up on a farm in rural Missouri (not Missourah).