Hogan Lovells has announced its first round of promotions as a merged firm, making up 36 new partners across its global network.
In London seven made partner; two more than legacy firm Lovells made up in 2010.
The firm also promoted 31 associates to counsel. The promotions will take effect on 1 March. Hogan Lovells now has more than 800 partners.
The largest number of new partners are in the firm’s offices across continental Europe. Thirteen were promoted across Alicante, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Rome, and Warsaw.
Twelve were promoted across the US and four in Asia including the Middle East.
Of those promoted, 11 are corporate lawyers, 11 are in the firm’s litigation, arbitration and employment practice, five are in finance, five are in government and regulatory practices and four do IP work.
Co-CEO David Harris said: “These are the first promotions we’ve made since Hogan Lovells came into being on 1 May 2010. The appointments acknowledge the hard work of each individual, but are also testament to the depth and quality of Hogan Lovells and our commitment to investing in our associates and counsel.”
The partner promotions in full are:
Francesca Angeloni: Litigation and public law, Rome
Timothy Aragon: Corporate, Denver
Miranda Berge: Litigation, Washington DC
Logan Breed: Antitrust, competition and economic regulation, Washington DC
Daniel Brook: IPMT international practice – patent litigation, London
Paul Brown: IPMT international practice – patent litigation, London
Philip Cheng: Corporate, Shanghai
Richard Cowie: Corporate, Moscow
Mathew Ditchburn: Corporate (real estate), London
Yvonne Draheim: IPMT international practice – litigation, Hamburg
Jessica Ellsworth: Litigation, Washington DC
Luis Alfonso Fernández: Litigation – insurance and reinsurance, Madrid
Imogen Fowler: IPMT international practice – trademark and design, Alicante
Lorelei Gannat: Employment, Paris
Christine Gateau: Litigation – product liability, Paris
Heiko Gemmel: Corporate (tax), Düsseldorf
Kevin Greenslade: Corporate, Northern Virginia
Rafal Grochowski: Banking, Warsaw
Michael Heyl: FDA/medical device, Washington DC
Jonathan Leach: International arbitration, Singapore
Brian McCormick: FDA/pharmaceuticals, New York
Chris McLaughlin: Banking, London
Vittorio Moresco: Employment, Milan
Jaasi Munanka: Litigation, Denver
Taras Oksyuk: Corporate (real estate), Moscow
Todd Overman: Government contracts, Washington DC
Nadine Peters: Privacy and information management, Washington DC
Ben Regnard-Weinrabe: Corporate (financial institutions), London
Michael Roberts: Investigations, white collar and fraud, London
Alexander Rymko: Banking, Moscow
Michele Sartori: Investigations, white collar and fraud, Washington DC
Philipp Semmer: Corporate, Berlin
Scott Tindall: Infrastructure, project and public finance, London
Lillian Tsu: Corporate, New York
Alex Wong: Infrastructure, project and public finance, Singapore
Roy Zou: Corporate, Beijing