Kimberly D. Rancour

Kimberly D. Rancour

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email kimberly.rancour@​

Phone +1 202 637 6442

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

A seasoned litigator, Kim Rancour has experience representing clients in state and federal courts all over the country. Her practice focuses on antitrust and commercial litigation. She has represented clients in a variety of industries, including health care, financial services, pharmaceuticals, and defense.

Kim has experience at every stage of the litigation process and has represented clients at trial, in arbitration, and in evidentiary hearings. Most recently, Kim was a key member of the trial team in FTC, et al. v. Advocate Health Care Corporation, et al. – a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission to block the merger of two hospital systems in Chicago. Kim also maintains an active pro bono practice and recently completed an 11-day trial in D.C. Superior Court, in which she successfully served as lead trial counsel for the plaintiff in a custody dispute.

During law school, Kim was an editor for the Cornell Law Review and the Vice Chancellor of the Cornell Moot Court Board. Before joining Hogan Lovells in 2015, Kim was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of a major international law firm.

Awards and recognitions


Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense, Rising Star
Legal 500 US


Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense, Recommended
Legal 500 US

Education and admissions


J.D., Cornell Law School, cum laude, 2010

B.S., B.A., University of Nevada, Reno, magna cum laude, 2007


Member, Virginia Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


Court admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Supreme Court of Virginia

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

Representative experience

Counsel for hospital system in federal litigation to enjoin acquisition of competing hospital system.

Counsel for chemical company in suit alleging misappropriation of trade secrets.

Counsel for financial services company in multi-district litigation alleging antitrust conspiracy to increase the price of credit default swaps.

Counsel for pharmaceutical company in antitrust litigation alleging conspiracy to delay market entry of generic drug through "pay for delay" agreement.

Counsel in antitrust litigation for pharmaceutical company facing allegations of conspiring to delay sales of generic drug through sham patent infringement litigation and anticompetitive agreements.

Counsel for Fortune 100 Company in litigation against the Department of Justice under the False Claims Act.

Counsel for Fortune 100 Company in toxic tort litigation in state and federal courts all over the country related to alleged asbestos exposure.

Counsel for defense contracting company in arbitration in commercial contract dispute.

Lead counsel for plaintiff in custody dispute in D.C. Superior Court.

Counsel for plaintiff in suit challenging the constitutionality of provisions in North Carolina election law under the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution and Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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