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Rising Stars: Seven Hueston Hennigan Attorneys Named to 2016 List


Hueston Hennigan is excited to announce that seven of its lawyers have been named Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine in 2016. The list includes three partners: Doug Dixon, Moez Kaba and Allison Libeu, and four associates: Steve Feldman, Padraic Foran, Xinlin Morrow and Andrew Walsh. This is a noteworthy achievement for a firm that was launched with two offices in January of 2015.

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Recorder: Hueston Hennigan Best 2016 White Collar Defense Department

The Recorder has announced that Hueston Hennigan is the recipient of a 2016 Litigation Department of the Year award. The Recorder focused specifically on Hueston Hennigan’s White Collar/Crisis Management practice. The firm, which opened its doors in 2015, was recognized for its success in representing clients in high stakes white collar and government matters. Among other notable successes in 2015, Hueston Hennigan successfully had all felony charges dismissed against Waste Management Hawaii, Inc. after four years of litigation and investigation by the federal government, and vigorously defended a client faced with numerous charges by the SEC that ultimately the government declined to pursue.

From The Recorder: The Awards recognize California litigation practices that delivered exceptional results on their clients’ most critical and challenging matters. Recorder editors sifted through 148 nominations looking for decisive victories at trial or on appeal. They considered the degree of difficulty, dollar value and importance of each matter to the client; the depth and breadth of the practice; and the use of strategic approaches that proved successful.

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Six Partners Named 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers

Hueston Hennigan LLP is pleased to announce that six partners have been named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2016. The firm extends congratulations to partners Marshall Camp and Alison Plessman, who join our previously recognized partners: Brian Hennigan, John Hueston, Alex Giza, and Robert Klieger, on this year’s list.

Prior to being named Super Lawyers, Ms. Plessman and Mr. Camp, along with partners Douglas Dixon and Moez Kaba, repeatedly were named to Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” list of outstanding attorneys. Mr. Kaba also has been named to Super Lawyers’ Top 100 Up and Coming Lawyers list. Nearly half of Hueston Hennigan’s partners have been selected to be on a Super Lawyers top 100 attorneys list, and all told, over 25% of the attorneys at Hueston Hennigan, including associates Xinlin Li and Andrew Walsh, have been named either “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” in the past year – Hueston Hennigan’s first year as a firm.

Super Lawyers magazine rates outstanding lawyers working in more than 70 practice areas who have attained significant peer recognition and professional achievement. Its annual selections are made using a process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

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