Practice Focus

Class Actions/Mass Actions/MDLs, International Arbitration, Ponzi/Banking Schemes, Tax

Hogan Paschal is an attorney in our Litigation Section.

Hogan’s practice covers complex securities, corporate governance, and other civil litigation. Before joining the firm, Hogan maintained a transactional practice for several years. She has represented a broad range of public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, and in general corporate, regulatory compliance and securities matters. With her transactional experience, Hogan brings practical insight into the matters she now litigates.

Hogan is a member of the Association for Women Attorneys.

She received her law degree from New York University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Harvard University.


  • J.D. from New York University School of Law, 2017
  • A.B. in Psychology, cum laude, from Harvard University, 2011

Publications / Presentations

  • “Surviving Depositions and Cross-Examinations,” Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants 2022 Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services Conference (October 2022)
  • “4th Annual Removal and Remand Bootcamp,” New Orleans Bar Association (July 2022)

Representative Matters

  • Represented individuals and the Official Stanford Investor’s Committee against five banks, with particular concentration on claims against Trustmark National Bank and Independent Bank of Texas (formerly known as Bank of Houston), in a lawsuit alleging the banks’ aiding and abetting of the $7 billion Ponzi scheme perpetrated by R. Allen Stanford; settlements of $100 million were reached with both Trustmark and Bank of Houston in early 2023, with total recoveries from all five bank defendants (The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Société Générale Private Banking (Suisse) S.A., HSBC Bank plc, Trustmark, and Bank of Houston) amounting to more than $1.6 billion.
  • Represents a putative class of plaintiffs in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, who have suffered catastrophic damage from multiple chemical releases from the Limetree Bay Refinery; the case involves multiple state and federal causes of action, and the damages are well over $700 million.
  • Represented commercial contractors in confidential international arbitrations against Ethiopia and Pakistan arising out of large-scale infrastructure and industrial development projects.
  • Represented the Louisiana Department of Revenue in cases against several online travel companies for sales taxes.
  • Successfully represented a landowner in litigation to require a large oil company to plug and abandon wells and decommission an abandoned oil field.