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