Lecturer in Law
Hannah Gordon is the Director of Legal Affairs at the San Francisco Forty Niners. Gordon works on the Levi’s Stadium project and other business, football and government relations issues. Her duties include negotiating sponsorship and broadcasting contracts and managing litigation and compliance with League rules. She was integrally involved in the Levi’s® Stadium naming rights deal, and served as the chief legal negotiator on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of sponsorship agreements with Anheuser Busch, Pepsi, Sony and SAP, among others. She serves on the NFL committee that administers the NFL Player Tuition Assistance Plan, as well as on the Advisory Board of the Santa Clara University Institute for Sports Law and Ethics. In 2012, the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal named her a finalist for its Best Bay Area Corporate Counsel Rising Star award. Gordon joined the team from the NFL Management Council where she worked on the latest Collective Bargaining Agreement and reviewed NFL player contracts for salary cap compliance. Gordon holds a J.D. from Stanford and a B.A. from UCLA.