Hannah L. Baldwin

Area of Emphasis

Hannah Baldwin is an associate in the Environmental and Energy and Natural Resources groups of Babst Calland. She assists clients in a variety of industrial sectors with a broad range of environmental matters, including issues related to federal and state permitting and regulatory compliance. Her practice also includes environmental litigation.

Background

Ms. Baldwin graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2012, earning a B.S. in Environmental Studies with a minor in English Literature. She also spent a semester abroad at the University of Leicester in Leicester, England, completing coursework in English Literature. Before entering law school, Ms. Baldwin worked for an independent oil and gas company in its land and legal departments, working closely with landmen and in-house legal staff on a variety of oil and gas related projects.

In 2017, Ms. Baldwin graduated cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, with a concentration in Energy & Environmental Law. She was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, the John H. Morgan Memorial Fund Scholarship, and the Pittsburgh Foundation’s Truxall Scholarship. At Pitt, Ms. Baldwin served as a teaching assistant for the first-year student Legal Analysis & Writing program and as the managing editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce. She also was a member of Pitt Law’s Mock Trial team and coached the undergraduate Mock Trial team at the University of Pittsburgh. She received the Pitt Law Community Service Award, Pro Bono Service Recognition Award, three CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, and was inducted into the Order of Barristers.

During law school, Ms. Baldwin interned with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Pittsburgh Law Department. She also participated in the University of Pittsburgh Environmental Law Clinic, working on complex state and federal environmental regulatory matters for clinic clients.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Baldwin is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and American Bar associations, as well as the Women’s Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania. Ms. Baldwin is a volunteer and active member of Bike Pittsburgh. She has also served on the board of the Women’s Bar Association as a student liaison and volunteered with the Wills Project, Grow Pittsburgh, and Habitat for Humanity.

Publications/Presentations
  • Baldwin, Hannah L., “Clearing the Air: How Well-Implemented Transparency Policies Can Help the US Meet Its Paris Agreement Promise,” 35 University of Pittsburgh J.L. & Com. 1 (2017).