German Gomez is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Hogan Lovells, an international law firm with over 2,400 lawyers working in more than 40 offices in the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and is responsible developing and implementing human resources initiatives and strategies that enable the firm to deliver on it's goals and priorities in the Americas. German also has extensive experience as an Assistant General Counsel with a demonstrated history of working in the law practice industry. Before joining Hogan Lovells, German served as an Assistant General Counsel with the Executive Office for U.S Attorneys of the U.S. Department of Justice where he provided legal advice and counsel to the U.S. Attorney community on a wide variety of matters involving legal ethics, conflicts of interest, and professional responsibility issues.
German also has over 15 years of experience providing legal advice to public and private sector clients on the interpretation and application of federal employment laws and regulations, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act, and Occupational Safety and Health Act. He has extensive experience representing corporations and government agencies in employment law litigation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Most recently, German has been involved with addressing issues affecting diverse workforces, both in the private and public sector, and frequently trains professional staff on the negative effects of implicit bias on engagement, management, and promotion of diverse employees.
German holds an A.B. in Political Science from Columbia University, a J.D. from Fordham University, and a M.P.S. in Strategic Human Resources Management from Georgetown University. German’s Capstone at Georgetown was titled “The Impact of Unconscious Racial Bias on the Upward Mobility of Blacks in the U.S. Workforce”.