Today Hogan Lovells announced that Michael Gilligan has joined its corporate practice as a partner in their New York office. Michael Gilligan holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. He also has a B.S. from Johns Hopkins University.
Hogan Lovells is an international law firm co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Washington, D.C., United States. Hogan Lovells has around 2,500 lawyers and revenues of approximately almost 2 billion USD. The firm provides business oriented legal advice and high quality service across its exceptional breadth of practices to clients around the world.
According to HoganLovells.com, “Gilligan’s work focuses on both cross-border and domestic public and private M&A transactions, including significant representation of financial sponsors and portfolio companies. He has represented clients in proxy contests and spin-off transactions, and issuers in initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, Rule 144A offerings and exchange offers. Michael brings considerable expertise with insurance industry transactions, complementing our recent additions to our internationally preeminent corporate insurance practice. Michael also has focused recently on Latin American transactions, another area where Hogan Lovells in New York has shown recent growth…Gilligan advised a leading domestic petroleum producer on the disposal of its downstream business in Chile, and counseled an international fund on their investment of US$200 million to acquire a 5.5 percent stake in a leading Latin American financial services company.”
Hogan Lovells’ Co-CEO Warren Gorrell commented, “Michael brings a wealth of corporate transactional experience, and is a great addition as we continue to expand and strengthen our New York corporate practice. He will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”
“Hogan Lovells provides the opportunity to expand my practice in New York, nationally, and internationally,” Gilligan said. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to further strengthen the corporate practice.” His colleagues and the firm will wish him all the best.