Hans Christopher Rickhoff

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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New Hampshire Avenue Northwest 1333
Washington 20036 DC US

Hans Christopher Rickhoff represents clients in legislative, regulatory and administrative matters at the federal, state and local levels. He also advises foreign sovereigns on U.S. foreign policy matters, including development and implementation of strategies to enhance their relationships and advocate their policy objectives before the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government.Hans has significant experience in representing U.S. clients before the U.S. Congress. He regularly assists clients in developing, implementing and managing targeted legislative strategies to further their interests.

He also counsels clients in navigating and understanding the U.S. federal agency decision-making process and provides advice regarding the ethical rules and standards of conduct that apply to executive and legislative branch officials. Prior to joining the firm, Hans was a senior principal and general counsel at a public policy firm.Hans has worked in the Texas state legislature; regularly speaks to associations and professional groups on a variety of issues; and has been involved in local, state and federal campaigns.


  • Advises on legislative, regulatory and administrative issues, building on prior experience in the Texas legislature and as a senior principal and general counsel at a public policy firm.

Representative Work:

  • Guiding clients regarding financial services issues, including insurance and banking legislation and regulation.
  • Representing foreign sovereigns on international trade, tax and development matters.
  • Advising on technology issues related to cybersecurity, infrastructure and biometric applications.
  • Acting on behalf of immigration interests before Congress and the administration.
  • Advising on health care legislative and regulatory matters, and, in particular, on Medicare- and Medicaid-related matters.


  • Member, Board of Directors, Texas State Society.
  • Member, Archer Center Advisory Board.
  • Member, San Antonio Food Bank Board.


  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Bar Admissions:

  • District of Columbia
  • Texas


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