Hueston Hennigan has been named among the "Top 10 Best Law Firms to Work For" by Vault, the preeminent ranking and review resource for attorneys. The rankings were derived from Vault’s Law Firm Associate Survey of over 17,000 associate participants, and were calculated using a formula that weighs associate ratings in areas such as overall satisfaction, firm culture, compensation, substantive work, and associate/partner relations. The firm also was named to Vault's "150 under 150," a list of "the best-known and most sought-after U.S. firms with fewer than 150 attorneys." From Vault: To compile the 150 under 150 list, "Our editorial and research teams pored through Vault survey data
John Hueston talks epic trials, arduous races, and the search for his next adventure: Ten years ago, a jury convicted key Enron executives of fraud and John Hueston, an assistant U.S. attorney and lead prosecutor on the Enron task force, was catapulted into national prominence and rarefied legal circles. The collapse of Enron in 2001 had triggered national outrage. For years, it appeared that no one would be held accountable for the economic devastation of thousands of Enron employees. Then, when the Enron task force prevailed May 25, 2006, thousands who had lost their jobs, life savings, pensions and homes found justice. Across the country, the convictions were seen as proof that
Hueston Hennigan's youngest partner talks to Super Lawyers magazine about activism, equality and the high-stakes cases that make him love being a lawyer.
After just one day of trial testimony, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cowan today granted a motion by Hueston Hennigan client Sumner M. Redstone to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Redstone’s mental competency. The suit, filed in November by Manuela Herzer, a former companion of Redstone’s, alleged that the chairman emeritus of Viacom and CBS lacked the capacity or was unduly influenced to make changes in October 2015 to his advanced health care directive, including removing Herzer as his health care agent. The trial began with what the court described as “brief but compelling” video testimony from Redstone. It was followed by testimony from Herzer’s expert, geriatric psychi