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Hogan Lovells US LLP
United States

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Global Regulatory




With the experience he gained as a senior House staffer, Aaron Cutler contributes high-level knowledge of policy and regulatory matters to his practice at Hogan Lovells. Now a partner in our Government Relations and Public Affairs practice, he lobbies Congress in energy and natural resources; banking and financial services; entertainment and sports; and the technology, media, and telecom sectors. He also maintains a robust Congressional investigations practice. He provides strategic advice to the C-Suite of several companies on transactions and risks related to those transactions.

For several years before joining Hogan Lovells, Aaron served as senior advisor for Policy and Outreach for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA). In this role, he was the Leader’s direct liaison to the House Committees on Financial Services, Natural Resources, and Energy and Commerce, and helped shepherd more than 100 bills on the floor. He coordinated legislative strategy with chairmen, members and their staff, and other leadership and committee offices, and led outreach efforts to the business and finance community.

Aaron began his Hill career as a lawyer on the Energy and Commerce Committee staff under Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), where he focused on energy and environment policy. He then advanced to deputy policy director and counsel under Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) with a broad policy portfolio. Aaron also served as a senior policy advisor and counsel on the House Committee on Natural Resources under Chairman Doc Hastings (R-WA).




Graduate Student Instructor, Intro. to American Politics, University of Michigan, 2004
Member, Montgomery County Energy and Air Quality Advisory Committee, 2011-2012


J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2004
B.A., The George Washington University, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Government > Government relations

Drawing on a strong global regulatory practice and exceptional relationships at all levels of the government, Hogan Lovells US LLP‘s government relations and public affairs team handles complex matters facing all branches of the government. The firm enjoys a strong international presence and is highly-regarded for its representation of sovereign governments, but is also a popular choice among domestic automotive manufacturers and national industry associations. Practice head Ivan Zapien is a prominent Democratic lobbyist with a wealth of private sector and Capitol Hill experience, and former senator Norm Coleman is recommended for representation in congressional investigations. Aaron Cutler is a name to note for energy and financial services lobbying, and senior associate Ari Fridman specializes in national security and foreign policy issues. The group was further boosted in April 2020 by the arrival of Kelly Ann Shaw, the former deputy assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs and deputy director of the National Economic Council. Michael House left the firm in February 2020. All named practitioners are based in Washington DC.