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Hanna Hasl-Kelchner, The No Nonsense Lawyer™, is a licensed attorney, educator, speaker and author of The Business Guide to Legal Literacy: What Every Manager Should Know about the Law (Jossey-Bass, 2006). Her legal career began in Washington, D.C., nearly 30 years ago and has spanned private and government practice, including service at the U.S. International Trade Commission where one of her cases was decided by President Reagan. Moving to in-house practice, she developed a diverse portfolio of increasing responsibility as a corporate generalist at major corporations, including Degussa Corporation and Reichhold, Inc. She is currently Associate General Counsel and national counsel for trademark enforcement at a major consumer products company. Hanna earned her undergraduate degree from Duke University, her MBA degree from Cornell University, and her law degree from the Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, where she won awards for her advocacy skills. She has also been on the faculty and taught at the Duke University Fuqua School of Management and the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. She has been quoted in Fortune Small Business, Business Week, ABA Journal, InsideCounsel, HR Magazine and featured as a guest blogger on the SCORE website. Her writing has also been featured in US Chamber Magazine, BizEd, Young Lawyer, ACCA Docket, and American Executive. Besides serving on the advisory board of WeComply, Inc., and the editorial board of the Journal of Business Ethics Education, Hanna also hosts a blog at www.Legalliteracy.com, an interview program at wwwAskthenononsenselawyer.com, and speaks to various audiences about the legal aspects of business and how strategic use of the law can save money and enable higher business performance.