Michael A. Hacker

Michael A. Hacker

New York

Email michael.hacker@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 212 918 3578

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Michael Hacker assists a broad range of national and international clients on complex civil litigations and internal and government investigations.

Mike began his career at Hogan Lovells as a summer associate. Prior to rejoining the firm, Mike gained valuable experience by serving as a law clerk to Magistrate Judge Jonathan W. Feldman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. During law school, Mike served as the Executive Notes Editor of the Boston College Law Review and interned for Judge Allison D. Burroughs of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Mike maintains an active pro bono practice and is committed to volunteering his time to individuals in need of legal services.

Education and admissions


J.D., Boston College Law School, cum laude, 2017

B.A., Syracuse University, 2014


American Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

First Decade Committee, Federal Bar Council

Boston Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York


Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

Representative experience

Successfully represented U.S. Army veteran in federal court challenge after U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services failed to timely adjudicate his naturalization application.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

Implications from New Hampshire Lottery Commission v. Barr

The Southern District of New York expresses concern with government’s “outsourcing” of corporate internal investigations

Published Works

Rethinking the Tax Treatment of Higher Education Expenditures: An Argument for Cost Recovery Through Amortization 59 S. Tex. L. Rev. 1

Published Works

"Profit, People, Planet" Perverted: Holding Benefit Corporations Accountable to Intended Beneficiaries 57 B.C. L. Rev. 1747

Published Works

Permitted to Suffer for Experience: Second Circuit Uses "Primary Beneficiary" Test to Determine Whether Unpaid Interns Are Employees Under the FLSA in Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc. 57 B.C. L. Rev. E. Supp. 67

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