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Hogan Lovells Appoints New Board Members

9 May 2016

LONDON and WASHINGTON, D.C., 9 May 2016 – Hogan Lovells has elected new partners to its Board.

Marie-Aimée de Dampierre and Phoebe Wilkinson have been elected for two of the “At Large” seats and Andrew McGinty has been elected as the representative for the Asia Pacific Middle East area. Miguel Zaldivar has been re-elected as the representative for a second term to the non-DC Area U.S. seat. All begin or continue their roles with immediate effect.

The Hogan Lovells Board comprises 12 members in total and has supervisory responsibility for overseeing the affairs of the firm, but without executive responsibility for strategy, management, and operating decisions. It provides input to the CEO and Hogan Lovells’ International Management Committee.  Members of the Board make up the Compensation Committee and are part of the Advancement Committee which they chair. Membership of the Board is designed to reflect the broad scope of the business, with members representing a combination of geographic and other backgrounds.

Biographical details on the new Board members:

Marie-Aimée de Dampierre is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Paris office and head of its Intellectual Property, Media & Technology practice, focuses her practice on local and international disputes in trade mark law, copyright law, design law, and unfair competition. She advises clients within the frame of local and international disputes in the field of trademark and author right related matters.

Andrew McGinty is a partner in the firm’s Shanghai office and head of the corporate practice in Asia. He has broad experience advising on PRC-related corporate and commercial matters, private and public mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other foreign investment projects. His practice is broad-based, but with areas of particular focus in the financial services, competition, real estate, and TMT.

Phoebe Wilkinson is a partner in the firm’s New York office and heads its Litigation, Arbitration and Employment group. Phoebe has more than 20 years of experience appearing in courts throughout the United States and before international arbitration tribunals around the world. She focuses on product-related matters, advising and representing global product manufacturers at trial and on the array of legal issues they face.

The Board will now comprise:

Chair (and "At Large"):  Nicholas Cheffings
CEO: Steve Immelt 
Asia Pacific Middle East: Andrew McGinty
Continental Europe: Leopold von Gerlach
Washington, D.C. area: Cate Stetson 
London: Ruth Grant 
The Americas: Bill Curtin 
U.S. (except D.C.): Miguel Zaldivar 
45 and under: Ben Higson 
"At Large" representatives: Marie-Aimée de Dampierre, Craig Hoover, Phoebe Wilkinson

"I am delighted to welcome Marie-Aimée, Andrew and Phoebe to the Board and look forward to continuing to work with Miguel,” said Hogan Lovells Chair Nicholas Cheffings. “The Board plays an important role in the governance of Hogan Lovells, in its relationship with our management team, and in listening to, and representing, the views of partners. The high level of participation in this election process is testament to that.”

About Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells is a leading global legal practice providing business-oriented legal advice and high-quality service across its exceptional breadth of practices to clients around the world.

“Hogan Lovells” or the “firm” is an international legal practice that includes Hogan Lovells US LLP and Hogan Lovells International LLP. For more information, see www.hoganlovells.com.



Robert Snoddy

Public Relations Manager 

+1 202 637 6826 


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