Hogan Lovells promotes 35 to partner in global round

Hogan Lovells has made up 35 partners in its annual round of promotions, with 46 also promoted to counsel, of counsel or consultant.


David Harris
David Harris

The new promotions took effect on 1 January. The firm now has more than 800 partners across offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the US.

Litigation, arbitration and employment lead the way in terms of number of promotions with 10 new partners, followed by corporate, which welcomed seven new partners. Finance, government regulatory and intellectual property all swelled by six new partners each.

In terms of regions, 18 of the partners made up are based in Europe (across Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Munich and Paris), 12 are in the US (across Houston, New York, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia and Washington DC) and five are in Asia (across Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai).

Meanwhile, 46 lawyers have been made up to counsel, of counsel or consultant across Asia, Europe and the US.

In a statement, the firm’s co-CEOs Warren Gorrell and David Harris said: “In addition to acknowledging the hard work of each individual, these promotions are testament to the depth and quality of Hogan Lovells and they reflect our commitment to nurturing talent and investing in our people.  On behalf of everyone at Hogan Lovells we’d like to send our congratulations and best wishes to all those who have been promoted.”

The new partners are:

Tom Astle: Business Restructuring and insolvency – London
Adam Bellack: Corporate transactional – Washington, DC
Sabine Bironneau Loy: Banking – Paris
Wolf Bussian: Litigation – Frankfurt
Eugene Chen: Litigation – Shanghai
Angus Coulter: Antitrust, Competition and economic regulation – London
Michael DeLarco: Employment – New York
Peter Dennin: Litigation – New York
Thomas Dünchheim: Corporate transactional – Düsseldorf
Zhen (Katie) Feng: Intellectual property, media and technology – Shanghai (IP Agency)
Olaf Gärtner: Litigation – Munich
Baptiste Gelpi: Debt Capital Markets – Paris
Benjamin Holt: Antitrust, competition and economic regulation – Washington, DC
Stéphane Huten: Private Equity – Paris
Sahira Khwaja: Intellectual property, media and technology – London
Richard Kiddell: International arbitration – London
Michael Larner: Intellectual property, media and technology – Northern Virginia
David Leggott: Banking – London
Steven McEwan: Corporate, financial institutions – London
Michael McGill: Government contracts – Washington, DC
Christopher Odell: Litigation – Houston
Yarmela Pavlovic: FDA/medical device – Philadelphia
Elaine Penrose: Litigation – London
Nils Rauer: Intellectual property, media and technology – Frankfurt
Richard Reimer: Banking – Frankfurt
Mikael Salmela: Corporate, commercial – Paris
Constanze Schulte: Intellectual property, media and technology – Madrid
Randy Segal: Corporate transactional – Northern Virginia/Washington, DC
Ivan Shiu: Litigation – London
Olesya Spandau: Corporate transactional – Washington, DC
Timothy Tobin: Privacy and information management – Washington, DC
Allan Wardrop-Szilagyi: Banking – Hong Kong
Paul Werner: Government regulatory, communications – Washington, DC
Terence Wong: International arbitration – Shanghai
Rae Yan: Intellectual property, media and technology – Beijing (IP Agency)