Adrienne Gittens

Adrienne Gittens

Senior Associate

Email adrienne.gittens@​

Phone +1 267 675 4657

Fax +1 267 675 4601

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Adrienne Gittens helps clients navigate complex commercial litigation and provides efficient results.

Adrienne draws on her diverse litigation experience with businesses at all stages of development, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, to distill the complex realities of litigation into simple concepts and practical solutions.

Adrienne has counseled clients through class actions and complex business disputes, utilizing her extensive experience to provide advice, analysis, and advocacy. She approaches disputes as business problems to be solved: weighing risks and identifying opportunities to best meet client needs. When litigation becomes necessary, Adrienne seeks favorable outcomes at the earliest possible stage.

In addition to her general litigation work, Adrienne counsels health information technology companies, both large and small, through the burgeoning legal framework applicable to the health and technological industries. Armed with an acute understanding of the Office of the National Coordinator's regulatory requirements, and sensitivity to the particular demands of health technology development, Adrienne provides practical legal guidance.

Adrienne works at the intersection where the evolving legal standards applicable to health IT meet industry expansion beyond traditional electronic health records. Whether for an internal assessment to preemptively detect issues or in response to a government inquiry, clients can call Adrienne for help traversing the evolving regulatory landscape.

Awards and recognitions


Top 40 Under 40 for Pennsylvania
The National Black Lawyers


Lawyer on the Fast Track
Legal Intelligencer

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2012

B.A., Princeton University, magna cum laude, 2008

Bar admissions and qualifications


New Jersey

Court admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

Representative experience

Argued for and obtained a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against franchisee on behalf of international franchisor in the District of New Jersey.*

Successfully defended international franchisor from franchisees' appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.*

Represented prominent sportswear corporation in breach of contract dispute in Massachusetts State Court.*

Represented insurers in several complex subrogation, contribution, and indemnity actions against other insurers.

Successfully argued motion seeking dismissal of claim worth tens of millions of dollars in bad faith penalties on behalf of major insurer.

Secured for a health IT company the declination of multiple investigations by the ONC under its Meaningful Use 2014 and 2015 Edition certification regimes.

Secured for a heath IT company the declination of a DOJ civil False Claims Act investigation of alleged Anti-Kickback Statute violations.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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