Thomas Hunt | Northern Virginia | Hogan Lovells

Thomas Hunt

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Hunt Thomas

Thomas Hunt
Hunt Thomas
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With a focus on complex commercial litigation involving government contracts and shareholder litigation, Tom Hunt works with clients to find the most efficient and effective solutions to clients' disputes so they can get back to the business of their business. Tom advises clients in the full spectrum of dispute resolution options, from litigation to arbitration and mediation. 

His work includes high-profile disputes involving a range of issues, including procurement litigation and contract disputes involving state and federal agencies, with experience representing both the government and contractors. Tom also defends public companies and their officers and directors in shareholder, antitrust, and securities litigation, and represents public and private entities and individuals in corporate, LLC, and partnership control disputes. 

While in law school, Tom served as the Executive Editor of the George Mason Law Review, in addition to serving on the Moot Court Board and the Jessup Moot Court Team. Tom also was selected to participate in the Mason Law Supreme Court Clinic, where he drafted amicus curiae briefs for the United States Supreme Court, and assisted in the preparation of oral arguments representing the state of North Dakota in Birchfield v. North Dakota. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Tom served in the chambers of the Honorable Judge Susan G. Braden of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Prior to law school, Tom served 13 years in the United States Air Force as a combat fighter pilot in the F-15C, operating out of Japan, the United Kingdom, and locations in Southwest Asia. Tom is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and also has a M.S. in political science.

Representative experience

Won a US$385m jury trial for Orbital ATK over a joint venture to market Orbital ATK's mission extension vehicle, a spacecraft meant to extend the lives of geostationary satellites.

Advised the Virginia Information Technologies Agency in a dispute regarding the wind-up of their US$2.6bn IT services government contract.

Won a substantially favorable outcome for Nuance Communications in a complex contract and intellectual property dispute in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Represented Relativity Capital on successful resolution of commercial litigation arising out of its sale of a military-grade night-vision equipment manufacturer.


  • J.D., George Mason University School of Law, 2016
  • M.S., Troy University, 2010
  • B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 2000
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Virginia
Court admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia