2. About Us
  3. Kenjin-Tatsujin



Former US Chief of Protocol Former Senior Counsel of King & Spalding LLP

Lloyd Hand is a former senior counsel in King & Spalding’s Government Advocacy and Public Policy Practice Group. His practice includes providing counsel to U.S. Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, and institutional clients regarding legislative, administrative, regulatory and international trade issues, as well as contract negotiations to defense and aerospace matters.


Mr. Hand began his government career in 1957, as assistant to Senate Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson. When Mr. Johnson became President, Mr. Hand served as his U.S. Chief of Protocol, bearing the rank of Ambassador. For approximately twelve years, he served as Senior Vice-President and Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of TRW, a multinational aerospace and defense company. Among his other duties, he was responsible for the company’s external relations worldwide, including the company’s government affairs office in Washington, D.C. Prior to becoming an officer of the company, Mr. Hand served as outside counsel, advising and assisting them to enter foreign markets to achieve investment and operating objectives.


In 1984, he became a senior partner at Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson, and Hand which later merged into DLA Piper, LLP, where he remained until joining King & Spalding.

Mr. Hand served as a member of the Senior Advisory Group (SAG) to the U.S. European Command and formerly served on the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel.

Donate to
Support Students

Donate Now

Follow Us

Official Social Media Accounts


Join our email newsletter

Stay up to date with all activities and opportunities.


Get in touch with Ashinaga

Any questions? Get in touch with Ashinaga though the contact form. Check our Frequently Asked Questions before proceeding and see if you can find what you are looking for.