Robert E. Glennon | Washington, D.C. | Hogan Lovells

Robert E. Glennon

Senior Counsel Global Regulatory

Glennon Robert

Robert E. Glennon
Glennon Robert
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Robert Glennon is widely recognized by his clients, peers, and outside publications as a leading "go-to" practitioner for complex problems.

Over the last four decades, he has been involved in major legislative initiatives involving federal taxation, financial services, land conservation, and energy. If it's a difficult, complex problem for sophisticated clients, Robert is there.

He is a master of the "Four Ps" of a legislative project: policy, process, personalities, and politics. Robert proudly serves on the Hogan Lovells legislative/governmental affairs team. For more than 40 years, he has provided innovative, strategic solutions to the complex legislative and regulatory issues faced by some of the world's leading private equity, investment banking, insurance, hedge funds, and asset management organizations.

He has also successfully navigated similar complex issues faced by the portfolio companies of private equity firms, including federal income taxation legislative and regulatory issues, as well as banking/financial services, land and water conservation, energy, commerce, insurance, housing, and transportation.

Representative experience

For years, Robert has successfully advocated or successfully defeated federal legislative and regulatory initiatives concerning private equity and alternative investments.

Grandfathered from an extremely adverse law a complex non-qualified program of a major global telecommunications company.
Successfully advocated for several favorable Dodd-Frank provisions affecting energy firms.
Successfully advocated the original "repatriation" provisions in the tax law.
Successfully advocated the temporary, corporate debt forgiveness provision of the recent "stimulus" legislation.
Part of the team that developed, passed into law, and instituted the largest land conservation initiative in U.S. history.


  • LL.M. in Taxation, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, 1975
  • J.D., University of Florida, Levin College of Law, 1974
  • B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1971
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
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  • U.S. Tax Court



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