Hueston Hennigan Named One of 5 Go-To Boutique Trial Law Firms in the U.S.


John Hueston and Brian Hennigan left Irell & Manella LLP to build their own boutique just over a year ago, and they boasted that the firm swelled from seven founding attorneys to more than 30 within 24 hours.

The firm has carved out a niche in focusing on bet-the-company litigation and is selective in accepting cases, favoring those that are likely to go to trial, Hueston told Law360.
Like Robbins Russell, Hueston Hennigan looks for talent that it can rely on from the beginning rather than some larger firms’ strategy of hiring less discriminately and waiting for the cream to rise to the top.

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