Hogan Lovells Celebrates the New Year with 29 Promotions to Partner and 56 Promotions to Counsel

LONDON and WASHINGTON, D.C., 6 January 2020 – Global law firm Hogan Lovells today announced that 29 of its people have been promoted to partner effective 1 January across a network of 45+ offices in 24+ countries, spanning Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.


Speaking on the promotions, Hogan Lovells’ CEO Steve Immelt commented:

"Each of these individuals has demonstrated our core values through their hard work, client dedication, leadership behaviors and innovative thinking.  Their additions to the partnership are a reflection of our truly global and diverse culture at the firm. The achievements of this talented group reflect the excellent work the firm does in recruiting and retaining the best people in a highly competitive legal marketplace. With that in mind, I am particularly pleased that more than 40 percent of our new partners and new counsel are women. I congratulate all those who were promoted and wish them every success as they continue their career with us.”

Each of Hogan Lovells' five practice groups is represented in the 2020 partner promotions:

  • Eight in Corporate (including in Transactional, Real Estate, and Tax)
  • Seven in Litigation, Arbitration and Employment (including in Litigation, Arbitration, Investigations, White Collar and Fraud, and Employment)
  • Nine in Global Regulatory (including in Communications, Environment and Natural Resources, Medical Device and Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Health, International Trade and Investment, Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation, and Financial Services)
  • Two in Finance (including in Business Restructuring and Insolvency, and Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects)
  • Three in Intellectual Property, Media and Technology

The additions to the partnership are a reflection of Hogan Lovells' progress as one of the legal world’s only true global law practices. The new partners include:

  • 14 in the Americas, spread across our Baltimore, Denver, Mexico City, New York, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. offices
  • Eight in the UK and Africa, in our London office
  • Six in Continental Europe, spread across our Frankfurt, Luxembourg,  Munich, Madrid, and Rome offices
  • One in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, in our Tokyo office.
  • 13 women and 16 men.

In addition to the 29 new partners, 56 of our lawyers have been promoted to Counsel.

Our new Partners are:

  • Andrea Atteritano, LAE (Litigation), Rome
  • Fiona Bantock, Corporate (Tax), London
  • James Black, Global Regulatory (Financial Services Regulatory), London
  • Carrie A. DeLone, LAE (Litigation), Washington D.C.
  • Jennifer Dickey, LAE (Litigation), London
  • Ana Maria Gutiérrez, Global Regulatory (Environment and Natural Resources), Denver
  • Margaux J. Hall, Global Regulatory (Health Care), Washington, D.C.
  • Sabrina Handke, Corporate (Real Estate), Munich
  • George W. Ingham, LAE (Employment), Northern Virginia
  • Alexander Koch, Corporate (Transactional), Luxembourg
  • Lina R. Kontos, Global Regulatory (Medical Device and Technology), Washington, D.C.
  • Tony Lin, Global Regulatory (Communications, Internet and Media), Washington, D.C.
  • James Maltby, Finance (Business Restructuring and Insolvency), London
  • Liam Naidoo, LAE (Investigations, White Collar and Fraud), London
  • Aaron Oakley, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, Denver
  • George O’Brien, Global Regulatory (Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology), Washington, D.C.
  • Luis Ernesto Peón Barriga, LAE (International Arbitration), Mexico City
  • Hannah Quarterman, Corporate (Real Estate - Planning), London
  • Alexander Stefan Rieger, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), Frankfurt
  • Christian Ritz, Global Regulatory (Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation), Munich
  • Jonathan Russell, Corporate (Transactional), London
  • Ignacio Sánchez, LAE (Investigations, White Collar and Fraud), Madrid
  • Abigail C. Smith, Corporate (Transactional), Washington, D.C.
  • Jane Summerfield,  Global Regulatory (Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology), London
  • Tomoe Takahashi, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, Tokyo
  • Adriana V. Tibbitts, Corporate (Transactional), Baltimore
  • Jared R. Wessel – Global Regulatory (International Trade and Investment), Washington D.C.
  • Gabrielle (Gabi) M. Witt,  Corporate (Transactional), Northern Virginia
  • Ernest Yakob, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, New York

Our new Counsel are:

  • Ryan M. Adrian, Corporate (Transactional), Denver
  • Christiane Alpers, Corporate (Commercial), Hamburg
  • Oliver Bäcker, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, Dusseldorf
  • Robert F. Baldwin III, Global Regulatory (Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation), Washington, D.C.
  • John D. Beck, Finance (Business Restructuring and Insolvency), New York
  • Alberto Bellan, Corporate (Commercial), Milan
  • Maria Benbrahim, LAE (Employment), Amsterdam
  • Nicole Böck, LAE (Litigation), Munich
  • Christine Borries, Finance (Business Restructuring and Insolvency), Munich
  • Dele F. Butler, Corporate (Transactional), Washington, D.C.
  • Scott Campbell, Corporate (Real Estate), Denver
  • Jordan P. Chase, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), Denver
  • Shantay Cong, Finance (Banking), Shanghai
  • Adam A. Cooke, LAE (Litigation), Washington, D.C.
  • Anneka Dalton, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, London
  • Charles Elliott, Global Regulatory (Financial Services Regulatory), London
  • Sebastian Faust, Global Regulatory (Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation), Dusseldorf
  • Marion Fischer, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, Munich
  • Anne W. Fisher, Global Regulatory (International Trade and Investment), Washington, D.C.
  • Derrik E. Forshee, Corporate (Transactional), Baltimore
  • Patrick Fromlowitz, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, Hamburg
  • Mauricio Fuchs Tarlovsky, Finance (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects), Mexico City
  • Sabrina Gäbeler, LAE (Employment), Frankfurt
  • James Hewer, Finance (Business Restructuring and Insolvency), Perth
  • Alex Hohl, LAE (Investigations, White Collar and Fraud), London
  • Erin J. Howell, Corporate (Transactional), New York
  • Scott Kaplan, Global Regulatory (Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology), Washington, D.C.
  • Sarah-Lena Kreutzmann, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, Dusseldorf
  • Lennart Lautenschlager, Finance (International Debt Capital Markets), Frankfurt
  • Paul Leroy, Corporate (Transactional), Paris
  • Joyce Leung, LAE (International Arbitration), Hong Kong
  • Cristina Marin, Finance (Banking Transactional), Paris
  • Virginia Martínez, LAE (Litigation), Madrid
  • Soumitro Mukerji, Finance (Banking), Singapore
  • Jean-Philippe Monmousseau, Corporate (Tax), Luxembourg
  • Faraz Naqvi, Finance (Banking), London
  • Michael Penners, LAE (Litigation), Hamburg
  • Eduardo Pérez, Corporate (Transactional), Madrid
  • Natalie Psaila, Corporate (Tax), London
  • Aafke Pronk, Corporate (Transactional), Amsterdam
  • Thomas P. Schmidt, LAE (Litigation), New York
  • Tom Smith, LAE (International Arbitration), London
  • Cecilia Stahlhut Espinosa, Global Regulatory (Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology), Mexico City
  • Amelia Stawpert, Corporate (Transactional), London
  • Martin Strauch, LAE (Litigation), Munich
  • Tobias Strohmeier, Corporate (Real Estate), Dusseldorf
  • Arpan A. Sura, Global Regulatory (Communications, Internet and Media), Washington, D.C.
  • Matthew C. Sullivan, LAE (Investigations, White Collar and Fraud), New York
  • David E. Thiess, Global Regulatory (Health Care), Washington, D.C.
  • Gauthier Vannieuwenhuyse, LAE (International Arbitration), Paris
  • Alice Wallace-Wright, Global Regulatory (Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation), London
  • Danielle Wu, Corporate (Transactional), Singapore
  • Phoebe Yan, LAE (Investigations, White Collar and Fraud), Shanghai (Hogan Lovells Fidelity)
  • Andrew S. Zahn, Corporate (Transactional), Washington, D.C.
  • Felipe Zilly, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology, Dusseldorf
  • Astrid Zourli, Finance (Business Restructuring and Insolvency), Paris

Please click here for our promotions infographic. 


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