International law firms Hogan & Hartson LLP and Lovells LLP have announced a merger.
Effective 1 May 2010, the combined firm will be known as Hogan Lovells LLP and will be home to approximately 2,500 lawyers in more than 40 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.
The firm will offer a full-service of legal expertise including complex cross-border transactions, disputes and commercial matters.
Hogan Lovells will be jointly led by Hogan & Hartson chairman Warren Gorrell and Lovells managing partner David Harris as Co-CEOs.
The merger is conditional on both firms obtaining regulatory clearance.