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Situated in one of the country’s most vibrant business centers, the Miami office of Hogan Lovells includes many of the region’s leading lawyers in areas such as complex litigation and arbitration, healthcare, corporate, and project finance.

Since opening in 2000, the office has grown to over 40 lawyers with a firm commitment to diversity and pro bono work.  We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial and innovative approach to client service and a multicultural and multilingual professional environment.

Located in Miami’s financial district, our offices overlook Biscayne Bay and are set in one of only a handful of platinum-LEED certified buildings in the world.

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Highlights of the office include:

  • The office provides a strategic platform for complex domestic and cross-border transactions, for addressing regulatory challenges, and for high-stakes litigation and international arbitration matters in Florida and throughout the Americas, the Caribbean and beyond.
  • Ranked in Latin American Investment (Chambers USA, 2012-2016)
  • Ranked in Corporate/M&A and private equity, litigation/general commercial, healthcare and labor & employment (Chambers USA, 2012-2016)
  • Ranked in Corporate/M&A, international arbitration and projects (Chambers Latin America, 2012-2017)
  • Ranked among the top 10 most active arbitration practices globally (Global Arbitration Review's GAR30, 2016)
  • 14 lawyers from the Miami office were named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America

Contact

For further information about our Miami office or our summer associate program, please contact:

Ana Ruiloba
Office Administrator
Hogan Lovells US LLP
600 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2700
Miami, FL 33131
JoinHoganLovellsFL@hoganlovells.com

Our work

  • Represent multinational corporations in complex financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, project financing, infrastructure development and private equity.
  • Provide the concentration of talent and excellence of a premier litigation boutique with the breadth and depth of an international law firm.
  • Provide the full range of legal services to leading United States and international renewable energy companies in projects throughout the United States and the Americas.
  • Counsel clients on a broad range of projects, including transportation; liquefied natural gas (LNG) and petrochemical projects; and gas-fired, wind-powered, and hydroelectric projects.
  • Represent clients in various international arbitration proceedings that include litigation in Latin American courts, international litigation in U.S. courts, and the brokering settlements of complex, cross-border disputes.
  • Represent healthcare clients on their regulatory, transactional and litigation needs through a multidisciplinary team of lawyers with leadership experience in the healthcare industry and in senior government positions.

Practice areas

  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Aviation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Healthcare Services
  • Infrastructure and Project Finance
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Arbitration
  • Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud
  • Life Sciences and Healthcare
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity/Venture Capital
  • Product Liability
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Renewables

Significant clients

  • Enel
  • FPL Group, Inc.
  • Iberdrola Renewables
  • KPMG
  • Office Depot, Inc.
  • Pequiven
  • Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX)
  • Siemens
  • The AES Corporation
  • The Scripps Research Institute
  • Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies

Read more about our work in Miami

Summer program

Size and program duration

We typically have two to three summer associates who participate in a 10-week program.

Assignments and training

The size of the office provides an opportunity to have one-on-one contact with partners, a wide range of assignments and training and direct involvement in cases (no rotation system in Miami).  Summer associates are assigned a partner and associate mentor that oversees their assignments and ensures their full integration into the office.  Typically, summer associates will work on two to four active assignments during any given summer; some will be long-term projects, while others will be of a shorter duration.

Events

Summer associates will have opportunities to attend hearings, oral arguments, depositions, and client meetings, to meet judges, and to participate in pro bono projects.  In addition, several social activities are planned throughout the summer program.

Billable hours

Associates must meet our quality and firm citizenship expectations in order to be considered for class level bonuses, and are expected to work a productivity minimum of 2,000 annualized billable hours. If an associate meets 1,800 billable hours, then 50 pro bono hours worked are counted toward bonus consideration, if an associate meets 1,850 billable hours, all pro bono hours worked are counted toward bonus consideration. In addition associates may also receive discretionary bonus consideration for significant achievements in legal project management and/or contributions to business/client development efforts.

Hogan Lovells is committed to supporting our people in reaching their full potential and using agile work arrangements to develop their careers, consistent with the needs of our clients and the firm. We recognize that our workforce needs to have greater flexibility in their working arrangements. All Hogan Lovells lawyers and business services team members make take advantage of agile work arrangements at any time in their career. Agile working incorporates both time (flexible working) and location (remote working) flexibly. Agile work arrangements may include reduced hours expectations, flexible hours in the office, effective use of remote working or telecommuting, job sharing, as well as other combinations or approaches.

Pro bono commitment

All Hogan Lovells lawyers are encouraged to become involved in legal representation in the public interest. Our Pro Bono practice has handled hundreds of matters in recent years, including a number of high-profile “impact cases” of national importance:

  • The Miami office secured a landmark pro bono victory for the Public Defender of the 11th Circuit of Florida, in its excessive workload litigation, spending more than 3,500 pro bono hours on the representation. The victory provided much needed relief to tremendously overworked public defenders and gave meaning to the Gideon decision in Florida.
  • The Miami office was awarded the L. Clayton Nance Award by the Florida Public Defender Association and the Beacon of Justice Award from the National Legal Aid & Defender Association for our pro bono work on behalf of the Public Defender of the 11th Circuit of Florida.
  • The Miami office was awarded the “Outstanding Large Law Firm Pro Bono Award” in 2011 by the Dade County Bar Association (DCBA) and Legal Aid Society. Our Miami lawyers provided the highest number of pro bono hours of free legal services to the indigent and those most in need within the community.
  • The Miami office was awarded the Florida Supreme Court’s Chief Justice’s Commendation in 2007 for the firm’s “extraordinary commitment” in the provision of pro bono legal services.

Community outreach

In addition to working on a variety of pro bono projects initiated in Miami and other firm offices, our lawyers along with staff members also volunteer to lend a hand to our Touch charities Camillus House and Lotus House on projects such as:

  • Lunch-Bag Prep, we prepared over 300 Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwiches and hand delivered them to Camillus House for distribution to the community
  • Our annual Toiletry Drive collects shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste and deodorant that we donate to Camillus House who offer men and women daily showers that serve 500 to 600 individuals per week.
  • Serving dinner to over 100 residents of Camillus House and others who are less fortunate in the community
  • Our annual Holiday Toy & Gift Drive collects hundreds of new unwrapped toys and gifts for the children and families of Camillus House to receive during the holiday season
  • Our first "Box of Socks" drive collected pack of un-used socks that were donated to the shelters and homeless individuals in the Downtown Miami area
  • Volunteering at the Lotus House warehouse as "Santa's Helpers" assembling gift bags for women and sorting toys that were later distributed to the children