Hogan Lovells Announces 24 Promoted to Partnership and 41 Promoted to Counsel, Of Counsel and Consultant

LONDON and WASHINGTON, D.C., 5 January 2015 – Hogan Lovells has announced the promotion of 24 new partners, effective 1 January 2015. The global law firm includes more than 800 partners in offices across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.

Collectively, the group of new partners represents each Hogan Lovells practice group:

  • Nine in Corporate (including in Corporate, Real Estate, and Tax)
  • Six in Litigation, Arbitration and Employment (including in International Arbitration, Employment and Litigation)
  • Five in Government Regulatory (including in Energy, Food, Drug, Medical Device and Agriculture and Privacy & Information Management)
  • Two in Finance (in Banking and Business Restructuring & Insolvency)
  • Two in Intellectual Property

The jurisdictional spread reflects the broad international nature of Hogan Lovells' practice:

  • 12 in the United States & Latin America: Denver, Mexico City, Miami, Washington, D.C.
  • Ten in Europe: Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Milan, Paris
  • Two in Asia: Hong Kong

In addition to the 24 new partners, 41 new appointments to the role of Counsel, Of Counsel and Consultant have been made.

CEO Steve Immelt said:
"Nurturing and promoting the excellent talent that we have within the business at Hogan Lovells is central to our strategy of providing the best service and the best talent in the legal sector to our clients. These individuals represent the quality, breadth, and depth of Hogan Lovells around the world, which no other law firm can match.  The promotions demonstrate our ongoing investment in our business. We congratulate all those who were promoted and wish them every success in the future.”


New Partners:

  • Alex Bahn – Corporate (Transactional), Washington, D.C.
  • Lauren Bellerjeau – Corporate (Transactional), Washington, D.C.
  • Shalini Bhuchar – Finance (Banking), London
  • Whiston Bristow – LAE (Litigation), London
  • Robert Darwin – Corporate (Transactional), London
  • Christian Di Mauro – LAE (Litigation), Milan
  • Bill Ferreira – Government Regulatory (Government Contracts), Washington, D.C.
  • Miriam Gundt – IPMT, Dusseldorf
  • Jim Johnson – Government Regulatory (FDA/Pharma), Washington, D.C.
  • Bruno Knadjian – Corporate (Tax), Paris
  • Mark Kurtenbach – Corporate (Transactional), Denver
  • Scott Loughlin – Government Regulatory (Privacy and Information Management), Washington, D.C.
  • Rebecca Mandel – LAE (Litigation), Washington, D.C.
  • Sian Owles – Corporate (Transactional), London
  • Maria Ramirez – LAE (International Arbitration), Miami
  • Nicholas Roberts – Corporate (Real Estate), London
  • Brenda Rogel – Government Regulatory (Environmental), Mexico City
  • Amy Roma – Government Regulatory (Energy), Washington, D.C.
  • Tony Ryan – Corporate (Real Estate), Denver
  • Erica Songer – LAE (Litigation), Washington, D.C.
  • Stuart Tait – Finance (BRI), Hong Kong
  • Nelson Tang – Corporate (Transactional), Hong Kong
  • Ruud van der Velden – IPMT, Amsterdam
  • Tim Wybitul – LAE (Employment), Frankfurt

New Counsel, Of Counsel, and Consultants:

  • Jan Blockx – Counsel, Government Regulatory (ACER), Brussels
  • Jaime Bofill – Counsel, LAE (Insurance and Reinsurance), Madrid
  • Kevin Burke – Counsel, Corporate (Transactional), Denver
  • Roberta Chang – Consultant, Corporate (Tax), Shanghai
  • Paul Chaplin – Of Counsel, LAE (Financial Services Litigation), London
  • Brian Curran – Counsel, Government Regulatory (International Trade), Washington, D.C.
  • Gianni De Stefano – Counsel, Government Regulatory (ACER), Brussels
  • Paul Donnelly – Counsel, Corporate (Transactional), New York
  • Victoria Du Croz – Of Counsel, Corporate (Real Estate), London
  • Elizabeth Fawell – Counsel, Government Regulatory (FDA-Food), Washington, D.C.
  • Matthew Felwick – Of Counsel, LAE (Product Liability), London
  • Charles Ford – Of Counsel, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), London
  • Gaia Gelera – Of Counsel, LAE (Administrative and Public Law), Rome
  • Richard Goss – Of Counsel, Finance (Banking), London
  • Martin Haase – Counsel, Corporate (Real Estate), Dusseldorf
  • Alex Harrison – Of Counsel, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), London
  • Peter Huber – Counsel, Corporate (Transactional), Munich
  • Yusuke Inui – Of Counsel, IPMT (Intellectual Property, Media and Technology), Tokyo
  • Evan Kelson – Counsel, Finance (International Debt Capital Markets), New York
  • Thomas Kendra – Counsel, LAE (International Arbitration), Paris
  • Inken Knief – Counsel, LAE (International Arbitration), Munich
  • Lina Kontos – Counsel, Government Regulatory (FDA-Medical Devices), Washington, D.C.
  • Wylie Levone – Counsel, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), Rio de Janeiro
  • Stephen Loney – Counsel, LAE (Litigation), Philadelphia
  • Carla Luh – Counsel, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), Hamburg
  • Kanyi Lui – Counsel, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), Beijing
  • Jonathan Malim – Counsel, Finance (International Debt Capital Markets), Sao Paolo (promotion and move from London will become effective in the first half of 2015)
  • Miguel Angel Mateo Simon – Counsel, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), Mexico City
  • Zihuri Fernando Medina Luna – Counsel, Corporate (Real Estate), Mexico City
  • Martin Pflüger – Counsel, IPMT (Intellectual Property, Media and Technology), Munich
  • Luis Adrian Rosas Ortega - Counsel, LAE (Employment), Mexico City
  • Samuel George "Sam"   Roseme – Counsel, Corporate (Transactional), Los Angeles
  • Ignacio  Sanchez – Counsel, LAE (Dispute Resolution), Madrid
  • Benjamin Schröer – Counsel, IPMT (Intellectual Property, Media and Technology), Munich
  • Nathan Searle – Of Counsel, LAE (International Arbitration), London
  • Anton Smirnov – Counsel, LAE (International Arbitration), Moscow
  • Lee Squires – Of Counsel, Corporate (Tax), London
  • Seaton Thedinger – Counsel, Government Regulatory (Environmental), Denver
  • Olena Tokman – Counsel, Corporate (Transactional), Frankfurt
  • Rebecca Wales – Of Counsel, LAE (Litigation), London
  • Lu Zhou – Counsel, Corporate (Transactional), Beijing

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