Claire Hillman

Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

$ $$$

Grand Boulevard 2555
Kansas City 64108 MO US

Claire M. Hillman’s practice is focused on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. She handles all phases of pretrial and trial work, including discovery, drafting motions, providing legal analyses, preparing cases for settlement and managing large case dockets.

She also has handled matters involving administrative remedies, the validity of electronic signatures in foreign jurisdictions and the effect of the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on legal holds.

During law school, Claire served as a judicial law clerk for the Third Judicial District Court in Topeka, did an externship with the Midwest Innocence Project and was an intern with the Domestic Violence Unit of the Johnson County, Kansas, District Attorney’s Office.

Before becoming an attorney, Claire was a social worker for the Kansas Department of Children and Families; her professional experience and training helps her connect with people and gives her additional insight into problems or obstacles.

While an undergraduate, she worked as a juvenile intake counselor for the Kansas Children’s Service League and interned at Shawnee County Court Services in juvenile probation. Claire also was Assistant Artistic Director for Ballet Midwest in Topeka.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Washburn University School of Law, 2017
    • Washburn Law Journal, Articles Editor
      • GNIP-GNOP Award for Best Comment
    • CALI Awards (Legal Research and Writing I and II, Constitutional Law I, Civil Procedure II, Advanced Trial Advocacy, Writing for Law Practice, Employment Law)
    • Kansas Prosecutor’s Foundation Scholarship Recipient
    • Max Rowinsky Trial Advocacy Award
    • Center for Excellence in Advocacy
    • Women’s Legal Forum
    • Washburn Pro Bono Society
    • Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic
  • B.S.W., summa cum laude, Washburn University, 2013 (Social Work; minor in Spanish)

Bar Admissions:

  • Missouri

Community Involvement:

  • Americorps, Volunteer
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Volunteer
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Brewster Place Retirement Home, Volunteer


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