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Mark Irion

Head of Strategic Communications
Washington, D.C.

Mark Irion

Mark Irion provides fully integrated communications and advocacy programs that help clients achieve their public relations, crisis communications, and reputation management goals, as well as legislative, regulatory, and corporate positioning objectives. With more than 25 years of experience crafting and executing messages and strategies, Mark is a trusted advisor to C-suite executives around the world.

As the leader of the firm's strategic communications initiative — which provides communications advice that is seamlessly integrated with our legislative, litigation, and regulatory legal services — Mark's ability to create and leverage persuasive communications to drive public policy and shape public opinion is brought to bear in complex matters ranging from deals to litigation. He helps companies across every sector develop strategies to help get their message across to consumers, legislators, and regulators.

Mark is a veteran advocate with a long track record of innovation, having successfully built and led highly respected integrated public affairs, lobbying, and crisis communications companies.

Areas of focus

Education and admissions


  • M.A., University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 1986
  • B.A., summa cum laude, St. John's University, 1983

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Events

Going Global

Tokyo: 16 November 2017 at 09:30 - 18:00 ; Osaka: 13 November 2017 9:30 - 18:00

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