Michael G. Mallon | New York | Hogan Lovells

Michael G. Mallon

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


Michael G. Mallon
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Michael represents and advises clients on a range of litigation and regulatory matters.

Michael advises elected officials and candidates for public office at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as not-for-profits and other groups, on election laws, campaign finance, and ethics compliance. From city council and state legislature to U.S. Congress and President of the United States, Michael serves as a trusted advisor to political figures and their campaigns. Michael has experience in a wide variety of political matters, including getting candidates on the ballot, litigating petition challenges, advising on campaign finance restrictions and requirements, litigating ballot counting procedures, and conducting recounts. Once in office, public officials continue to look to Michael for their campaign finance and ethical obligations, reelection campaigns, and other legal advice.

Michael also represents business consultants, financial institutions, and other entities in complex commercial litigation and investigations, often involving government parties. Additionally, Michael’s practice includes constitutional and civil rights matters, from representing plaintiffs in a large class action discrimination matter to pro bono work defending Fourth Amendment rights and securing people’s voting rights.

Michael is a co-author of Goldfeder’s Modern Election Law, Sixth Edition (2022).


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, cum laude, 2018
  • B.A., Cornell University, 2014
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New York
Court admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


Pro Bono Publico Award

Legal Aid Society