In his three decades at Hogan Lovells, Richard Horan has handled more than 125 public and private merger and acquisition transactions. A member of the firm's global Mergers and Acquisitions leadership team and the firm’s Automotive Leadership Team, Richard has previously chaired the practice's Mergers and Acquisition Coordinating Committee.
Richard represents public and private companies in many sectors, with particular emphasis on regulated industries. His broad transactional background includes matters for clients in the automotive, defense, government contracts, communications, media, technology, homeland security, and pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
He also has wide-ranging experience advising clients on various acquisition structures, including public and private mergers, stock and asset purchases, divestitures, spin-offs, and auction transactions.
Richard has served on the firm's Executive Committee and is active in many nonprofit, political, and professional organizations including as a director of the Fairfax Law Foundation, a member of the Alumni Board of the James Madison University Political Science Department, and a regular coach for numerous youth athletic teams.
Prior to joining Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells) in 1988, Richard served as a law clerk to the Honorable James C. Cacheris, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.