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Hogan Lovells US LLP

New York

Hogan Lovells US LLP - New York
  • 875 Third Avenue
  • New York
  • New York
  • USA
  • NY 10022
  • Chairmen: Co-CEO J Warren Gorrell, Jr, Co-CEO David Harris
  • Number of lawyers: 2,500
  • INTERNATIONAL OFFICES The firm has offices in Alicante, Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Caracas, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Jeddah, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh, Rome, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, Warsaw, Zagreb. 

Firm Overview:
Hogan Lovells is a global legal practice that helps corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues globally and locally. The firm offers an exceptional, high-quality transatlantic capability, with extensive reach into the world’s commercial and financial centers, and distinctive strengths in the areas of government regulatory, litigation and arbitration, corporate, finance, and intellectual property. The firm’s lawyers possess the experience, knowledge, and connections to craft creative solutions for clients across a wide range of industries. The highly collaborative nature of Hogan Lovells’ global network gives it the distinct ability to match each client’s specific needs to the unique skills of its worldwide network of lawyers. Hogan Lovells’ style is open, servicefocused, and friendly. The firm provides cohesive representation at the local, national, and global levels, which allows Hogan Lovells to focus on virtually every one of their client’s goals, no matter how varied they may be in scope, subject, or geography. Hogan Lovells’ 2,500 lawyers operate out of more than 40 offices in 22 countries around the globe, and each exhibits the firm’s core values of excellence, teamwork, good citizenship, and putting clients first. In the United States, the firm’s lawyers are based in 12 offices stretching from coast to coast. Good citizenship is one of Hogan Lovells’ core values. Through direct involvement with individuals, not-for profit groups, and non-governmental organizations, the firm works with local and global communities to influence change for the better. The firm also takes positive actions to help sustain the environment.

Main Areas of Practice:
Hogan Lovells is based around five main practice areas:

The practice assists public and private companies, private funds, and other investors, investment banks, financial institutions, and governmental entities on their most complex and challenging transactions.

Located in the world’s financial hubs, Hogan Lovells’ Finance Practice is consistently rated as a market leader by respected legal directories and trade publications. The practice comprises business restructuring and insolvency, infrastructure and project finance, securitization and structured finance, debt capital markets, and banking. 

Government Regulatory:
In an increasingly complex global market, it is more important than ever to understand, anticipate, and quickly respond to a wide range of regulatory challenges. The practice’s objective is to help clients achieve a competitive advantage and minimize regulatory risk. The firm’s experience at the intersection of business and government enables it to guide clients successfully through the growing array of regulatory issues.

Intellectual Property:
The Intellectual Property Group helps drive clients’ business growth by protecting and leveraging their ideas and innovations, brands, and creative works. Its lawyers combine a strategic, global outlook with local knowledge and a keen understanding of the technological and business factors involved in this area of law.

Litigation, Arbitration & Employment:
The practice has a long track record of achievement in complex, high-stakes disputes. Because its lawyers are leaders in their local jurisdictions and function across offices as one team, the firm is positioned to deliver both local insight and global perspective to meet clients’ interests in multi-jurisdictional matters. Hogan Lovells also has a wealth of knowledge about many key industry sectors:
• Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
• Automotive
• Consumer
• Education
• Energy & Natural Resources
• Financial Institutions
• Infrastructure
• Life Sciences & Healthcare
• Real Estate
• Sports & Recreational Facilities 
• Technology, Media & Telecoms
• Transportation Awards & Recognition: Hogan Lovells’ individual practices and lawyers continue to be recognized through a broad array of ratings and rankings.

The following are a selection of the firm’s most recent successes: The Privacy and Information practice was catapulted to Band 1 in the Chambers Global 2013 rankings. Hogan Lovells’ Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice was named by Global Competition Review (GCR) magazine among the top five Global Elite practices in its annual GCR 100 list in 2013. Hogan Lovells was named to The National Law Journal’s 2012 Appellate Hot List,which recognizes the nation’s leading appellate practices. The firm’s Life Sciences practice placed in Band 1 in the Chambers Global 2013 rankings. 


  • Columbia Square,
  • 555 Thirteenth Street, NW,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20004
  • Tel +1 202 637 5600
  • Fax +1 202 637 5910
  • Website : www.hoganlovells.com
  • 1999 Avenue of the Stars,
  • Suite 1400,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90067
  • Tel +1 310 785 4600
  • Fax +1 310 785 4601
  • 3 Embarcadero Center,
  • 15th Floor,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94111
  • Tel +1 415 374 2300
  • Fax +1 415 374 2499
  • 1470 Walnut Street,
  • Suite 200,
  • Colorado Springs,
  • Colorado
  • USA
  • CO 80302
  • Tel +1 720 406 5300
  • Fax +1 720 406 5301
  • One Tabor Center, Suite 1500,
  • 1200 Seventeenth Street,
  • Denver,
  • Colorado
  • USA
  • CO 80202
  • Tel +1 303 899 7300
  • Fax +1 303 899 7333
  • 600 Brickell Avenue,
  • Suite 2700,
  • Miami,
  • Florida
  • USA
  • FL 33131
  • Tel +1 305 459 6500
  • Fax +1 305 459 6550
  • 100 International Drive,
  • Suite 2000,
  • Baltimore,
  • Maryland
  • USA
  • MD 21202
  • Tel +1 410 659 2700
  • Fax +1 410 659 2701
  • 875 Third Avenue,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10022
  • Tel +1 212 918 3000
  • Fax +1 212 918 3100
  • 1835 Market Street, 29th Floor ,
  • Philadelphia,
  • Pennsylvania
  • USA
  • PA 19103
  • Tel +1 267 675 4600
  • Fax +1 267 675 4601
  • 700 Louisiana Street,
  • Suite 4300,
  • Houston,
  • Texas
  • USA
  • TX 77002
  • Tel +1 713 632 1400
  • Fax +1 713 632 1401
  • Park Place II Ninth Floor,
  • 7930 Jones Branch Drive,
  • McLean,
  • Virginia
  • USA
  • VA 22102-3302
  • Tel +1 703 610 6100
  • Fax +1 703 610 6200
  • 4085 Campbell Avenue,
  • Menlo Park,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94025
  • Tel +1 650 463 4000
  • Fax +1 650 463 4199

Corporate/M&A - New York

THE FIRM This 16-partner M&A group acts for major organizations such as News Corporation, Hulu, HarperCollins and UnitedHealth. It recently represented ExxonMobil in the $3.9 billion sale of its Japanese oil refinery subsidiary ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha to TonenGeneral Sekiyu. It also advised News Corporation on its agreement to acquire ESPN's 50% stake in ESPN STAR Sports, making it a wholly-owned News Corporation subsidiary.

KEY INDIVIDUALS Michael Gilligan recently joined the firm from Allen & Overy. Gilligan "keeps his eye focused on what's important," say clients. While at his prior firm, he advised Dell on a deal to acquire CIT Vendor Finance's Dell-related assets, plus sales and servicing functions in Europe.

Healthcare - New York

THE FIRM Hogan Lovells is able to provide in-depth and wide-ranging healthcare advice thanks to the firm's extensive reach and resources. The team in New York represents all manner of healthcare, medical device and pharmaceutical entities. Key clients include the State University of New York, Jefferson Regional Medical Center and the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Sources say: "The practice has deep expertise in a variety of complex healthcare matters."

KEY INDIVIDUALS The preeminent Jeffrey Schneider is "an absolute pleasure to work with," say clients; "he is extremely responsive and knowledgeable." Peers also praise him as one of the most talented healthcare attorneys in the state across a range of transactional and regulatory matters.

Insurance - New York

THE FIRM This well-established global firm has a strong focus on reinsurance, with particular expertise in the London market. Key clients include Argonaut Insurance, AXA, Berkshire Hathaway Group and Transport Insurance Company, all of which it has represented in high-profile disputes. The team recently represented Argonaut Insurance in an action against the Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania seeking to recover under a facultative reinsurance contract.

Sources say: "They have a really smart way of doing business that makes the client feel it is more of a partnership. That is why I keep on going back to them."

KEY INDIVIDUALS New entry Francis Monaco recently joined Hogan Lovells from Dewey & LeBoeuf. He is highly recommended by clients, who find him to be "very knowledgeable, diligent and very respectful." He is known in the market for life reinsurance financing work as part of a broad insurance practice.

Litigation - New York

THE FIRM Hogan Lovells is increasingly recognized for its excellence in the New York litigation market. Clients are quick to praise its dedicated approach to service and its ability to offer expertise across a range of sectors. The team handles complex commercial litigation and has significant international capabilities. A significant amount of its recent work has involved financial institutions and disputes arising from the automotive industry. Clients include Barclays, Kia Motors and Dow Jones.

Sources say: "We go back to them because they have a broad and diverse practice. They have excellent lawyers and rank very highly when you look at the level of expertise and sophistication across the whole firm."  

KEY INDIVIDUALS Joe Cyr is highly experienced in the commercial litigation arena. In addition to his arbitration skills, he is particularly noted for his expertise in international disputes.

Media & Entertainment - New York

THE FIRM The New York office of this global firm continue to represent some of the biggest names in the media and entertainment industry. Clients include News Corporation, HarperCollins Publishers and Hulu. It has been busy this year on a variety of high-profile acquisitions and joint ventures including News Corporation's purchase of a 50% stake in ESPN Star Sports.

KEY INDIVIDUALS Mark Weinstein remains a well-respected and leading tax specialist who brings his expertise to media and entertainment corporate deals. He recently acted as special tax counsel to MGM Studios in relation to the sale of its interest in Latin American television network CineCanal.