Craig Hoover heads the firm's global Class Action group and has successfully defended clients in hundreds of class action cases in federal and state courts across the country. He also served as a member of the Hogan Lovells Global Board from 2010 to 2018.
Craig's practice focuses primarily on class action defense and other complex litigation, and he has served as lead counsel in numerous major federal multidistrict litigation proceedings. Craig has a proven track record of winning class action cases at all stages: dismissal on the pleadings, denial of class certification, entry of summary judgment, and winning at trial.
Craig has successfully represented foreign governments and global companies who are sued in the United States under the Alien Tort Statute. He also defends litigation involving antitrust, privacy, cybersecurity, RICO, ERISA, false advertising, unfair competition, insurance, deceptive trade practices, and other general commercial matters.
Before joining the firm, Craig served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Kelleher of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and was an editor of the Duke Law Journal.