Insurance Law Section
Catherine L. Hanna
Insurance Law Section Council Member
Catherine L. Hanna

Hanna & Plaut, LLP

211 E 7th St Ste 600

Austin TX 78701-3203

(512) 472-7700


Catherine Hanna graduated from Texas Tech University in 1984 and received her law degree from Stanford Law School in 1988. Catherine’s practice focuses on representation of clients in appellate matters as well as direct representation of insurance carriers in connection with coverage and first-party bad faith actions. Catherine is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the Austin Bar Association and Travis County Women Lawyers Association. Catherine is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel. Catherine is a Fellow of the Austin Bar Foundation and the Texas Bar Foundation. Catherine is active in state and local Bar association activities and is a regular contributor and speaker at continuing legal education events. Catherine currently serves as an elected member of the Council of the State Bar of Texas Insurance Law Section. A strong supporter of public education, Catherine has served as a volunteer in a variety of positions. Most recently, Catherine was an elected member of the Round Rock Independent Board of Trustees, including two years as the President of the Board. Catherine currently serves on the City of Austin’s Library Commission.