Hogan & Hartson

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This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch funded from 2006 - 2009 by the American Legacy Foundation.

Hogan & Hartson, founded in 1904, is a lobbying firm that bills itself as the "oldest and largest major law firm based in Washington, D.C." Today it has over 1,000 lawyers serving clients in a practice that cuts across virtually all legal disciplines. Hogan & Hartson has a long tradition of representing companies and governments located throughout the Pacific Rim, as well as U.S., European, Asian and Latin American interests doing business in Asia and Latin America.

"In addition to the firm's nine U.S. offices, the firm has European offices in Berlin, Brussels, London, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Warsaw, and Asian offices in Tokyo Beijing, and Shanghai. These offices have substantial experience in representing clients in business, finance, litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory matters throughout Europe and Asia." [1]

The firm "served as counsel to Netscape (the Department of Justice's lead witness in the government's antitrust case against Microsoft)." Hoover's Online.

In 2005, Hogan & Hartson made $15,980,000 total in lobbying income.[1]

Hogan & Hartson has worked for the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company.[2]


Areas of Litigation

  • Antitrust, Competition and Consumer Protection
  • Aviation
  • Corporate, Finance & Tax
  • Communications
  • Directors Advisory Services
  • Education
  • Emerging Business
  • Employee Benefits
  • Energy Regulatory
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental
  • Food, Drug, Medical Device & Agriculture
  • Government Contracts
  • Health
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade
  • Internet and E-Commerce
  • Israel Practice
  • Labor and Employment
  • Legislative
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • Privacy

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Contact details

Columbia Square
555 13th St. NW
Washington, DC 20004-1109
Phone: 202-637-5600
Fax: 202-637-5910
URL: http://www.hhlaw.com/site/default.aspx

Also see Hogan & Hartson office location information at Prac.org.

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  1. OpenSecrets.org Lobbying Spending Database: Hogan & Hartson, accessed August 22, 2009
  2. Hogan Hartson Professional Services Rendered Through 881130 Invoice. November 18, 1988. Bates No.682008854/8858

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