Craig Fligor

Craig
Fligor

Associate

Associate

Education
  • University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2017) High Honors; Order of the Coif
  • Northwestern University (B.A., 2014, Economics and Legal Studies) cum laude
Clerkships
  • Hon. Diane S. Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Admissions
  • California
  • Illinois

Craig A. Fligor focuses on complex commercial litigation, managing all aspects of a case for a wide variety of clients.

During law school, Mr. Fligor served as online articles editor for The University of Chicago Law Review, and worked as a research assistant for Professors William Baude and Richard A. Epstein. As an undergraduate, he interned at the Florida State Attorney’s Office.

Experience

Representing Palantir Technologies in a tortious interference action concerning an alleged potential $300 million sale of stock.

Representing Intrivo Diagnostics, Inc., co-producer and exclusive distributor of the On/Go COVID-19 rapid test, in a $1 billion breach-of-contract and tortious interference lawsuit.

Representing Southern California Edison and Edison International in litigation arising out of the 2017 Thomas Fire, 2018 Montecito mudslides, and 2018 Woolsey Fire.

Representing PacifiCorp in litigation arising out of the 2020 Labor Day fires in California and Oregon.

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Representing NV Energy in litigation arising out of the 2020 Pinehaven Fire in Nevada.

Won a dismissal for Houston Astros in litigation arising from cheating claims. (See “Houston Hires Hueston in Astros Litigation,” Daily Journal; “Ex-Blue Jays Pitcher Loses Lawsuit Over Astros’ Sign Stealing,” Bloomberg Law).

 Obtained a complete dismissal of felony charges against a prominent attorney and former principal of the Jacoby & Meyers law firm. Following more than five years of investigation and pre-indictment litigation, the Orange County D.A.’s Office charged Newport Beach attorney and entrepreneur Steven Mehr in a 47-count felony indictment in relation to his former role as a partner and principal of the Jacoby & Meyers law firm. Just eight months later, in the midst of an extensive evidentiary hearing in a related proceeding also handled by Hueston Hennigan, and following our filing of motions to dismiss the indictment and to recuse the D.A.’s Office and prosecutor for misconduct, we obtained a complete dismissal of all charges against Mr. Mehr and a termination of the related proceeding involving Jacoby & Meyers. (See “Criminal Charges Dropped Against Lawyer Accused of Jacoby & Meyers Referral, Insurance Scheme,” The Recorder). (2021)

Conducted two independent investigations for the Board of Regents of the University of California into whistleblower allegations of improper governmental activities and retaliation.

Conducted an independent investigation for the Board of Directors of a Public Financial Services Company into allegations of executive misconduct and discrimination.

Represented a technology company in a lawsuit involving trademark, copyright, and false advertising claims.

Hueston Hennigan Named a Law360 Trials Group of the Year

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