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HOUSTON, 13 February 2017 – Hogan Lovells announced today that Gregory C. Hill will join the firm’s Corporate practice as a partner in the Houston office
Hill focuses on representing clients on transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital investment and fund formation. He works with private equity funds, as well as private and public companies on acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, joint ventures, and fund raising activities. While Hill spends significant time advising clients in the energy sector, he also has significant experience representing companies in agricultural, financial services, technology, and waste/recycling and renewable sectors.
“Texas is a prominent market for energy, cross-border and other significant transactions. Greg’s practice is a natural complement to the firm’s capabilities, both in the region and globally,” said David Gibbons, Hogan Lovells’ Global Corporate Practice leader, “He is a well-established and respected corporate lawyer in Houston, who will be able to utilize the firm’s platform to enhance the value and services we provide for clients.”
In addition to his transactional practice, Hill represents boards, audit committees and special committees on matters related to conflict of interest transactions and internal investigations. He has an in-depth knowledge of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and general financial fraud issues.
“Greg’s versatile experience in complex transactions and governance matters will contribute significantly to the development and growth of our footprint in Houston,” said Bruce Oakley, Managing Partner of the firm’s Houston office. “His arrival exemplifies the strategic investment the firm is making in the market. We have tripled our headcount since 2014 and look forward to Greg playing a leading role in the continued expansion of our transactional practice as we move to our office space in the new 609 Main building.”
Prior to joining Hogan Lovells Hill was a partner in Locke Lord’s Houston office where he chaired the firm’s corporate governance practice. He earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and his B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, from Texas Christian University.
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