Truly a megafirm, Hogan Lovells is home to close to 3,000 lawyers working across more than 50 offices. The firm is particularly well known for its privacy work as well as its high-profile pro bono matters. Lawyers who are down to earth and have a strong desire to give back through pro bono will fit well.
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Hogan Lovells has come a long way from being simply a DC powerhouse to the global powerhouse it is today—so it’s remarkable how down to earth the culture has remained. The firm’s culture is elite without being stuffy, respectful without being stodgy, and social without any pressure. In other words, associates say, Hogan Lovells is a pleasant place to work in which colleagues take a sincere interest in each other, both professionally and personally. While a formal performance review process remains a work in progress, and feedback could flow more freely, associates generally feel supported and appreciated by partners, many of whom invest deeply in mentoring associates at all levels. Hours are standard for BigLaw with a 2,000 billable hour requirement, but associates report a high d...
Is there really a difference between big law firms? Our people say yes. It’s the culture. So what are the hallmarks of Hogan Lovells’ culture?
For one, we offer a vibrant and collaborative network with shared ambition. Join us and you’ll be part of global team that creates valuable solutions for clients around the world, ...
Hogan Lovells is a global megafirm with more than 50 offices in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The firm boasts more than 2,800 lawyers, making it one of the largest firms around.
The Making of a Megafirm
Hogan Lovells was formed in 2010 by the merger of DC’s Hogan & Hartson and London’s Lovells. Hogan & Hartson traced its roots to 1904, the year when trial lawyer Frank J. Hogan hung out a shingle in the nation’s capital. Nelson Hartson, an IRS attorney, joined Hogan in 1925. Hogan & Hartson became known for its government, regulatory, and tax work and also developed strengths in litigation, transactional law, and intellectual property. The firm did not venture beyond the Beltway until 1984, but once it did, exp...