As noted in their analysis, “Los Angeles-based boutique Hueston Hennigan LLP receives praise from the market for its ‘highly-specialized team’, which ‘provides the same or better expertise in this area as you would find at the top Big Law firms’, but ‘with the flexibility and close working relationship of a small firm’.”
The following are the details related to the rankings:
- Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense – ranked: tier 4
- Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to individuals – ranked: tier 3
- Brian Hennigan – Leading Lawyer and Hall of Fame
- John Hueston – Leading Lawyer
The Legal 500 series provides independent commentary on leading law firms and lawyers in more than 90 countries. Rankings are based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivaled experience in the legal market.
Dr. Roumi, who sought tens of millions of dollars in damages, was hired to work on a project funded by the Department of Energy, but ultimately failed.
As partner Moez Kaba noted in an interview with the American Lawyer “the defense’s overarching message to the jury was that Roumi was unable or unwilling to put in the work to make the project successful, and the technology was difficult. Not every idea becomes an invention, not every start-up becomes a success.”
“This was a really important case to Caltech,” said partner John Hueston to the Daily Journal. “They were not going to settle the case. They felt on principle that they truly were right.”
The Hueston Hennigan team was co-led by partners John C. Hueston and Moez M. Kaba and a team of associates including Varun Behl, Joseph Reiter, and Michael Todisco.
The story was covered in the Daily Journal, The American Lawyer, Pasadena Star-News, and Patch.com.
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