Hogan Lovells names integration committee ahead of May merger

Hogan & Hartson and Lovells have established a committee to oversee the integration of the two firms.

The firms’ implementation planning committee (IC) has 18 members and is co-chaired by the managing partner of Hogan’s Houston office, Thad Dameris, and the head of Lovells’ commercial and retail banking team, Emily Reed. It reports to the firm’s international management committee, which was unveiled last month (8 February 2010).

The members of the IC are:

*        Jeanne Archibald: Director of the  international trade group and Managing Partner for practice management (Hogan  & Hartson)
*       Oxana Balayan: Local  Managing Partner and Head of the corporate practice in Moscow (Lovells)
*        Thad Dameris: Managing Partner of the  Houston office and Practice Group Director for litigation (Hogan &  Hartson)
*       Michael Davison: Head of  the international arbitration practice (Lovells)  
*        Ben Hammond: Co-chair of the lending,  bankruptcy & creditor’s rights group (Hogan & Hartson)
*        James Harris: Local Managing Partner in  Singapore office and Head of the infrastructure practice in Asia (Lovells)  
*       David Hudd: Practice Stream Leader,  Finance (Lovells)
*       Steve Immelt:  Managing Partner for international offices and Practice Group Director for  litigation (Hogan & Hartson)
*        Garry Pegg: Managing Partner of London  office and Practice Group Director for the project and international finance  group (Hogan & Hartson)
*       Emily  Reid: Head of the Commercial and Retail Banking Team in the financial services  practice and Chair of the CR Panel (Lovells)
*        Thomas Rouhette: Head of the dispute  resolution practice in Paris (Lovells)
*        Patrick Sherrington: Practice Stream  Leader, Dispute Resolution (Lovells)  
*        Richard Silverman: Partner in the food,  drug, medical device, and agriculture group (Hogan & Hartson)
*        Andrew Skipper: Practice Stream Leader,  Corporate (Lovells)
*       Stuart Stein:  Executive Committee member and Practice Group Director for the corporate,  securities, and finance group (Hogan & Hartson)
*        James Vaudoyer: Managing Partner of the  Paris office (Hogan & Hartson)
*        Andreas von Falck: Practice Stream Leader,  Commerce & Real Estate (Lovells)
*        Robert Waldman: Practice Group Director  for the corporate, securities, and finance group (Hogan & Hartson)