Karl Hopkins

Member of the Board of Directors, General Counsel

Karl V. Hopkins is a partner at Steptoe and is an internationally recognized legal advisor
with extensive experience in infrastructure, energy,  compliance, and cybersecurity and
privacy matters. Karl counsels clients on a variety of matters involving international
infrastructure development, arbitration, energy, business and political intelligence, and
security and threat analysis.

He also provides strategic advice regarding global
operations, including the performance of due diligence and compliance investigations,
physical and cybersecurity assessments, country and political risk assessments, and
threat analyses. This includes providing enterprise risk management and organizational
resiliency advice.

He has acted as the Chief Security Officer for a large multinational
organization where he was responsible for the development and oversight of the
information security, physical security, compliance, investigation, threat and political
analysis, data retention, incident response, and insider threat programs.

In addition to his transactional experience, he has represented clients in various
arbitration tribunals, including the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the London Court of International
Arbitration (LCIA), the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of
Commerce (ICC) and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
(UNCITRAL). He is a Chambers-rated lawyer for Energy and Natural Resources: Dispute