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Hogan Lovells US LLP
United States

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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

Hogan Lovells US LLP offers clients globally informed excellent expertise where government policy and business intersect. The team excels in advocating several major automotive manufacturers, and national industry associations. Sovereign governments also hold the firm’s practice in high-regard. Tax reform legislation is also a mainstay of the firm, representing a range of clients across the full range of issues, with particular expertise in renewable energy tax incentives. Practice head and prominent Democratic lobbyist Ivan Zapien leverages extensive experience in the private sector and Capitol Hill with strong ties to all levels of government, advising on some of the firm’s most recent high-level mandates. Alongside him, Mark Irion co-leads the public procurement practice and is the go-to for strategic communications in the firm. Former senator Norm Coleman is a key name for congressional investigations work. Energy and the financial services sectors are where Aaron Cutler is best known for. Michael Bell advises extensively on all aspects of political law compliance at all levels of government. Health lawyer and lobbyist Cybil Roehrenbeck  joined the team in March 2021, bringing with them an extensive history of advising on and influencing health policy and legislation. Counsel Ari Fridman is of note, specializing in national security and foreign policy matters.