Nikolaos Doukellis | Washington, D.C. | Hogan Lovells

Nikolaos Doukellis

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


English, Greek


Nikolaos Doukellis
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Nikolaos Doukellis focuses his practice on anti-corruption and other white collar matters, with an emphasis on multilateral development bank investigations and sanctions proceedings.

Nikolaos advises clients in navigating cross-border investigations, negotiating settlements with regulators, developing and implementing integrity compliance programs, and managing reputational and integrity risks. Nikolaos has worked with life sciences, manufacturing, extractives, and technology clients in North America, East Asia, and Europe. He also assists clients on pro bono immigration matters and is passionate about promoting sustainable practices at the workplace.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Nikolaos adjudicated cases of corruption and fraud for the World Bank's Office of Suspension and Debarment. He also advised sanctioned entities in developing and implementing integrity compliance programs and monitored their compliance posture as an attorney for the World Bank Group's Integrity Compliance Office.

Representative experience

Advising Fortune 500 life science company in relation to a U.S. FCPA cross-border corruption investigation in Southeast Asia. 

Adjudicated cases of corruption and fraud, among else, for the World Bank's Office of Suspension and Debarment.*

Assessed the implementation status of the integrity compliance program of a multinational manufacturing company.*

Advised multinational technology company in developing and implementing an integrity compliance program. *

As part of the World Bank Group’s (the “WBG’s”) Integrity Compliance Office, monitored the integrity posture and assessed integrity compliance programs of entities sanctioned by the WBG.*

Advised US-based multinational non-profit organization in responding to audit letter by the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice Presidency. 

Advised E.U. headquarted global transporat and logistics company in cross-border corruption investigations in Africa and Southeast Asia.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Master of Laws (International Legal Studies), Georgetown University Law Center, Distinction, Dean’s List, 2016
  • Bachelor of Laws (Greek Law), Democritus University of Thrace, 2014
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New York
  • Athens
  • District of Columbia
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Auditor
  • PECB Certified ISO 37001 Lead Implementer