Derrick Petit


Derrick is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He earned Dual Bachelor of Arts degrees and a Masters in Public Administration from Louisiana State University as well as a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law.  He is a former middle school teacher, with a passion for education and mentorship, and a former federal law clerk to the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Derrick is currently a Senior Associate in the Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud practice at Hogan Lovells US LLP, and was one of The National LGBT Bar Association’s Best 40 LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 in 2019.