Kristyn L. Hansen


Kristyn is an Associate in Wiggin and Dana’s New Haven office, representing clients on a variety of matters, both corporate and litigation.

Kristyn has a particular interest in the areas of life sciences, intellectual property, and competition law, and has authored or co-authored articles on topics such as the scope and applicability of the Noerr Pennington doctrine and competition issues arising in the context of Hatch-Waxman litigation. Before joining Wiggin and Dana, Kristyn was a Research Assistant to Associate Professor Paul R. Gugliuzza at the Boston University School of Law. Kristyn also served as a Teaching Assistant for Health Systems, Policy & Law at Boston University’s School of Public Health and for Antitrust Law at Boston University School of Law for Professor Keith N. Hylton. Prior to that, she was a Legal Intern at Vineyard Vines, LLC.

Kristyn received her J.D. cum laude from the Boston University School of Law where she served as a staff member of the American Journal of Law and Medicine. She received her B.S., magna cum laude, in Communications and her B.A., cum laude in Psychology from Boston University.

While in law school, Kristyn also volunteered as an Assistant Coach for the Boston University undergraduate mock trial organization.


  • Boston University School of Law  (J.D., 2018)
    • cum laude
  • Boston University  (B.S., 2014)
    • magna cum laude
  • Boston University  (B.A., 2014)
    • cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut