Hobbs, Ayako

Ayako Hobbs

Associate

Ayako provides litigation counsel to clients across a number of industries, where her practice focuses on assisting clients with contractual matters and litigating complex commercial disputes. Ayako has experience in supply chain management, regulatory compliance, attorney ethics, and government investigations. Her government investigations practice involves conducting internal investigations abroad and defending clients in enforcement matters related to international economic sanctions. 

Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Ayako was a law clerk at a Cleveland-based law firm assisting primarily in creditor representation and insurance subrogation.

While in law school, Ayako interned in the London office of an international US law firm, served as a legal research assistant and was the recipient of the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.

Ayako is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association.

Ayako is an editor on the Global Supply Chain Law Blog.

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  • While in law school, Ayako interned in the London office of an international US law firm, served as a legal research assistant and was the recipient of the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.

Education

  • Stetson University, J.D., 2010
  • University of Florida, B.A., 2006

Admissions

  • Florida, 2010
  • Ohio, 2014

Memberships and Affiliations

Ayako is a member of the Florida Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association.