Hueston Hennigan Described a “Maximum Trial Threat” by Legal 500


Hueston Hennigan’s leading complex commercial litigation and white-collar defense practices and attorneys received some of Legal 500’s highest assessments, noting it as a “maximum trial threat” and its “personal attention, thoughtful strategy, complete commitment to your case and an effort to learn how the client functions.”

A summary of the client testimonials includes:

“Sharpest legal minds in the business. Early instinct for the jugular. Always comfortable in the courtroom.”

“With their consistent win record at trial they pose the maximum trial threat, which enables then to resolve matters more favorably than nearly any other shop in the country.”

“Each of the team members is extraordinarily talented, and they are better than the “sum of the parts” because they listen carefully to the client, are dedicated to aligning to the client’s goals.”

“[B]ecause it is a smaller firm you have the benefit of working more closely with their team and you have a sense that they understand you as a client. Because of the nature of the firm and the strength of its attorneys it can be nimble yet challenge the biggest law firms in the industry.”

“Personal attention, thoughtful strategy, complete commitment to your case and an effort to learn how the client functions.”

“Hueston Hennigan hires the best young lawyers while the senior partners have the experience to guide the firm to a lasting and successful practice. Realizing the client is always first while at the same time aggressively advocating on their behalf sets the firm above most others.”


Brian Hennigan was selected to the Legal 500 “Hall of Fame” for Investigations and White Collar Defense.

John Hueston was recognized as a Leading Lawyer and clients noted:

“John Hueston is quick on the uptake and his feet, cuts to the chase, never misses the bullseye.”

“John Hueston is a brilliant lawyer and tactician. He is always thinking of ways to advance the client’s interests, communicates effectively with clients, and works tirelessly. He is an exceptional advocate in all settings, pre-trial, trial, and appeal, which is extraordinarily rare.”

Moez Kaba, Marshall Camp and Doug Dixon were also included as recommended lawyers.

For 33 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions. The rankings are based on a series of criteria, but simply put, highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.