Hogan Lovells Welcomes Preeminent Insurance Lawyer James A. FitzPatrick, Jr. as Head of U.S. Corporate Insurance Practice

NEW YORK, 14 May 2012 – Hogan Lovells announced today that James A. (Tony) FitzPatrick, Jr. has joined its New York office as Head of the U.S. Corporate Insurance Practice. FitzPatrick joins Hogan Lovells from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP.

“Tony FitzPatrick is widely recognized as a preeminent corporate insurance practitioner in the United States, and his addition is a significant milestone in Hogan Lovells’ strategy to build out our full suite of U.S.-based corporate and regulatory insurance capabilities,” said Stuart Stein, Global Co-Head of Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Practice Group. “Hogan Lovells is recognized as a leading global practice in these areas, and Tony’s high-profile credentials and experience provide our U.S. and international clients the capability they need for their U.S. operations and transactions.”

“We are very pleased that Tony chose to join Hogan Lovells and lead the corporate insurance practice in the United States,” said Hogan Lovells Co-CEO Warren Gorrell. “The practice and our clients both will benefit significantly from the addition of a practitioner of his caliber.”

"With his reputation in the industry as a go-to advisor on insurance and reinsurance transactions and regulatory matters, Tony is an excellent enhancement to Hogan Lovells’ transatlantic capabilities in these areas,” said Tim Goggin, Head of Hogan Lovells’ Corporate and Regulatory Insurance practice, which has over 120 lawyers internationally and is widely recognized as one of the world's leading teams advising the insurance industry on corporate, financial, and regulatory matters. “Our team across Hogan Lovells’ global platform very much looks forward to working closely with Tony.”

FitzPatrick represents public and private companies and their boards of directors in transactional matters such as the formation of new business ventures, private and public capital raising, purchase and sale of assets, reinsurance transactions, mergers and acquisitions and reorganizations and restructurings, as well as general corporate, insurance regulatory, and corporate governance matters.

“Hogan Lovells’ growing strengths in the corporate and insurance arenas in the United States—in New York and on the West Coast especially—and its global reach make it the ideal place for me to advise clients on their critical operations and transactions,” said FitzPatrick. 

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