When the recent White House Executive Order on immigration left Areej Ali, 33, not only stranded in Saudi Arabia last Saturday, but poised for deportation to Sudan—a country she barely knew—her family contacted Hueston Hennigan. Led by Pro Bono Coordinator Courtney Black, the firm sprang into action, preparing a letter to authorities in Saudi Arabia explaining that as a Green Card holder, Ali was entitled to return to the United States, her home for the past 26 years. Saudi authorities reversed themselves and allowed Ali to return home. We are thrilled for Ali and her family, and we are proud of all the attorneys, at our firm and across the country, who have helped ensure that the la
After a period of rigorous peer review, the 2017 edition of Benchmark Litigation, one of the most definitive guides to America's leading firms and attorneys, has ranked Hueston Hennigan as one of the nation's Top 10 litigation boutiques. In awarding Hueston Hennigan this honor, Benchmark noted that Hueston Hennigan “handles some of the most difficult cases” and is a “client-driven law firm, bringing the highest level of trial work to clients on their most important matters.” Benchmark likewise quoted peers who explained that they would put Hueston Hennigan “up against any national firm for trial work.” In addition to the national recognition for Hueston Hennigan, Benchmark l
Hueston Hennigan is home to some of the nation's most creative and experienced trial attorneys. Over the course of the next few months, as our partners train and mentor our young associates in a series of in-house sessions, they will share their expertise with readers of the Los Angeles Daily Journal. The "Art of the Trial" column series will teach the skills, methods and craftsmanship young attorneys need as they develop into talented trial lawyers. The first column in the monthly series is "Opening Statements" by Partner John Hueston.
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