Ed Hanson

Senior Career Counselor


Ed has recently joined the Career Center staff after 34 years of practicing commercial real estate transactional law in the Washington, DC metropolitan area with the Montgomery County, MD law firm of Shulman Rogers.  After receiving his B.A. from Duke, Ed remained in Durham to earn his J.D. and a Masters in Public Policy Sciences from the university.  Ed maintained strong ties with Duke during his years of living and practicing law in the DC area by serving, at various times, as president of the Duke Alumni Association, a member of the Board of Visitors of the Sanford Institute of Public Policy, a member of the Duke University Board of Trustees, and as a member of the 1992 Duke University Presidential Search Committee.  Currently Ed is the chairperson of the Citizens Advisory Council of the Duke Cancer Institute.