John Hueston has been named to the Daily Journal’s "Top 100 Lawyers" in California for 2016, an annual list of the state’s leading lawyers. Mr. Hueston was recognized for his ongoing representation of the Navajo Nation, which has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its contractors in litigation arising from the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, and other notable clients, including the California State Bar, and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).
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.
Actor Alec Baldwin has filed suit against a prominent New York art gallery owner, alleging Mary Boone of the Mary Boone gallery, swindled him by selling him a counterfeit painting. The suit, filed in New York on behalf of Mr. Baldwin by Hueston Hennigan LLP, alleges Mr. Baldwin contacted Ms. Boone when he was seeking to purchase an original painting by noted contemporary artist Ross Bleckner. Instead of the promised painting, the suit alleges, Boone delivered a counterfeit with gallery stamps placed to deceive him. Mr. Baldwin, the suit says, consulted with So
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