• University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2017) High Honors; Order of the Coif
  • Grove City College (B.S., 2014, Biochemistry) summa cum laude
  • Hon. Thomas B. Griffith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Julia Haines practices complex commercial litigation, managing all aspects of a case for a wide variety of clients.

Before joining Hueston Hennigan, Ms. Haines was an associate at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C. where she practiced both appellate and trial litigation. She also committed time to several pro bono matters, including successfully defending the award to an injured worker under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and serving on the Federal Communications Bar Association moot court committee.

During law school, Ms. Haines served on the board of The University of Chicago Law Review as the business and communications editor and worked as a research assistant to Professor Richard A. Epstein and a teaching assistant for Professor Gerald N. Rosenberg. She was also named a Rubenstein Scholar and Kirkland & Ellis Scholar.

As part of Ms. Haines’ undergraduate studies in biochemistry, she was a research assistant for Dr. Charles E. Kriley and she chaired the department’s Chemistry Show.


Won a $25 million trial victory for Acorn Semi, LLC in a patent infringement case against Samsung relating to its semiconductor technology. (See “Samsung Hit With $25M Semiconductor IP Verdict In EDTX,” Law360).

Represented a U.S.-headquartered fiber-optic technology company in a Section 337 proceeding before the International Trade Commission.

Represented two individuals in a challenge to the authority of the Securities and Exchange Commission to seek disgorgement for a violation of the Securities Act of 1933 before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Represented a company with a broad international presence in a contractual dispute in a private arbitration.