Hogan Lovells Partner Claudette Christian Named International Lawyer of the Year by Latin Lawyer

WASHINGTON, D.C. 26 February 2014 – Hogan Lovells proudly announces that Claudette Christian, Office Managing Partner for our Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices, has been named International Lawyer of the Year by Latin Lawyer. Christian will receive this award at Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony on 27 March in São Paulo, Brazil.

“Claudette is highly deserving of this honor and we are extremely grateful for all of her efforts and success,” said Warren Gorrell, Co-CEO of Hogan Lovells. “This award exemplifies Hogan Lovells’ commitment to client-focused expansion and growth in Brazil and Latin America.”

Latin Lawyer recognized Christian for spearheading Hogan Lovells’ expansion in Brazil. Hogan Lovells is the only major international law firm to have foreign legal consultants in both Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Since 1997, Christian has focused her practice on Brazil, knowing that there has been a strong strategic focus on growing markets.

In 2012, she relocated to Brazil and was instrumental in the opening of both Hogan Lovells’ Brazilian offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, in the second quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014, respectively.

To read more about Christian’s selection as International Lawyer of the Year please visit the Latin Lawyer website.

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