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Hogan Lovells, LLP awarded 2013 Vincent Roper Pro Bono Advocacy award

Hogan Lovells, LLP awarded 2013 Vincent Roper Pro Bono Advocacy award by the Maryland and D.C. Crime Victim’s Resource Center for their amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court on the winning side of Maryland v. King. The Hogan Lovells team, led by Neal Katayal, former Acting Solicitor General of the United States, wrote for the winning side in support of the collection of DNA from defendants arrested for violent offenses in Maryland. WGW lawyers Julie Grohovsky and Shanlon Wu were on the brief with the Hogan Lovells team. The award will be presented Thursday, October 24 on Capitol Hill with keynote speaker Representative Donna Edwards (Maryland 4th District).

Attorney Shanlon Wu Washington DC White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer

Shan Wu is a former federal prosecutor whose law practice focuses on white-collar, criminal and student defense matters.  From 1999-2000, Shan served as Counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno, advising her on criminal and civil investigations, E-Gov, E-Commerce (electronic signatures, internet gambling, internet telephony, privacy & public access issues in electronic court filings), congressional oversight, and legislative review. His responsibilities included serving as liaison to the FBI, DEA, Criminal Division, Executive Office of United States Attorneys, National Institute of Justice, and White House Counsel’s Office.