Richard J. Parrino

  • Lecturer

Richard Parrio is a partner at Hogan Lovells’ Washington, D.C., office.

Parrino represents companies of all sizes in structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide range of capital-raising and other corporate transactions. He acts for domestic and foreign private issuers in public and institutional securities offerings and for U.S. and international companies in mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and restructurings.

With long experience in U.S. securities regulation, Parrino advises public companies on compliance with the federal securities laws and SEC rules and with stock exchange listing standards. He counsels senior executives, boards of directors and board committees on fiduciary duty and other corporate governance matters arising in the normal course of operations and in mergers and other extraordinary transactions.

Parrino’s wide-ranging representations have included significant transactions on behalf of public and private companies in a variety of industries. He has written widely on topics in corporate law and has served as a visiting lecturer on corporate finance and corporate governance at the Law School.

Before entering private practice, Parrino served as a law clerk to Judge Thomas A. Flannery of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

He co-teaches the short course Corporate Transactions: Start-up to Exit.



  • LL.M.
    University of Cambridge
  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.S.F.S.
    Georgetown University

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