Navajo Nation Hires Hueston Hennigan

From the Navajo Nation:

Window Rock – Navajo Nation Attorney General Ethel Branch announced today that she has selected the law firm of Hueston Hennigan LLP to represent the Navajo Nation in its claims relating to the release of hazardous substances from the Gold King Mine north of Silverton, Colorado.

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Hueston Hennigan Obtains Dismissal of Felony Charges in Waste Management Case

On the eve of trial and after four years of investigation and litigation, the U.S. Department of Justice has agreed to dismiss all felony charges against Waste Management of Hawaii, Inc. (WMH), a subsidiary of America’s largest environmental services provider, and two of its managers, in what had once been hailed by the government as a major Clean Water Act prosecution.

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Star Entertainment Attorney Robert Klieger Joins Partnership

Hueston Hennigan LLP is delighted to announce that leading entertainment and intellectual property attorney Robert Klieger, formerly a name partner at Kendall Brill & Klieger LLP, has joined the firm as a partner. Prior to founding Kendall Brill & Klieger, Mr. Klieger was a partner at Irell & Manella LLP.

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Brian Hennigan Named Litigator of the Week by American Lawyer

Brian Hennigan was named “Litigator of the Week” by American Lawyer. Brian and his co-counsel, Lisa Blatt of Arnold & Porter, were recognized for a historic victory on behalf of client GlaxoSmithKline, in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered a new trial after a juror was improperly struck due to his sexual orientation.

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