Hallie R. Israel


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Hallie Israel is a litigator focusing on complex commercial disputes in the insurance and financial services industries.

Hallie's growing practice is shaped by wide-ranging experience and a commitment to clients. Before joining BakerHostetler, she gained in-depth legal knowledge working within all three branches of government: Hallie held externships with Chief Judge Sargus in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio and the Ohio House of Representatives.

Passionate about community outreach, Hallie also draws from her background in fundraising and advocacy to strengthen her self-starting, client-centered approach.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Mental Health and Wellness Committee


  • Ohio Center for Law Related Education: Mock Trial Program Volunteer (2021 to present)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Franklin County
    • Secretary Emeritus (2020 to Present)
    • Board of Directors (2017 to 2020)
    • Walk Manager (2016 to 2017)
  • Public Service Fellow with Dean's Special Recognition (2020)
  • Alice Paul Civic Engagement Award (2016)

Prior Positions

  • Ohio House of Representatives: Legal Intern (2019)
  • United States Attorney's Office, Civil Division: Legal Extern (2018)
  • Chief Judge Edmund A. Sargus Jr., U.S. District Court: Judicial Extern (2018)


  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2022
  • Ohio, 2020


  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 2020, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Chief Note Editor; CALI Awards in Transactional Practice, Health Care Transactions, Legislation, Labor Law, Health Law, Int'l. M&A, Lawyers as Leaders
  • B.A., with Research Distinction, The Ohio State University, 2016, cum laude