Hogan & Hartson‘s seven-lawyer Geneva office will join Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld after Hogan’s merger with U.K.-based Lovells goes live May 1.

The lawyers joining Akin are partners Charles Adams Jr., Jonathan Ivinson and Michael Stepek, and associates Matthew Bate, Oliver Ciric, Vanessa Liborio and Matthew Parish. Adams will continue to serve as managing partner of the office.