Hogan Lovells expands in New York, Washington, D.C., Miami, and Los Angeles with Stroock lateral partners

Press releases | 08 November 2023

New York, 8 November 2023 – Global law firm Hogan Lovells confirmed today that a group of lateral partners from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan are joining the firm. The group of confirmed partners are joining the firm in its New York, Washington, D.C., Miami, and Los Angeles offices.

Hogan Lovells CEO Miguel Zaldivar stated:

“We are extremely happy to welcome this group to Hogan Lovells. They are an exceptionally talented group of lawyers, who will help us to grow our practices in key areas including real estate, commercial litigation, and corporate and transactional work.

“Adding this group from Stroock aligns with our focus on growing in strategic markets such as New York by bringing in high-performing lateral groups who recognize Hogan Lovells as a destination for talent.”

The group from Stroock includes market-leading real estate lawyers with a strong national presence and leading position in New York City in virtually every aspect of commercial real estate. 

In addition, this group significantly strengthens Hogan Lovells’ commercial litigation services in New York with lawyers who have represented leading financial services, professional services, and other companies and clients in a wide range of high stakes disputes, including commercial and securities litigation, class actions, antitrust, and state AG matters.

The group also includes highly regarded transactional lawyers who have structured some of the largest and most complex transactions in history in areas involving commodities, derivatives, and energy transactions. 

James Bernard, who has served as head of Stroock’s General Litigation Practice Group, said:

“I am thrilled to be joining Hogan Lovells, a firm with a strong national footprint in commercial litigation, and which represents so many leading global brands in complex and multidistrict disputes around the world. Our clients will only benefit from the deep bench of experience and skills Hogan Lovells provides, and I look forward to continuing to represent them from this exceptional platform.”

The group of confirmed partners, expected to join Hogan Lovells on Nov. 15, are listed in the attached

Hogan Lovells’ earlier announcement about this group is here