Hueston Hennigan Named “California Trial Firm of the Year” and “Los Angeles Firm of the Year”


Hueston Hennigan was recognized with several awards as part of the Benchmark Litigation annual United States West Coast awards program held in San Francisco, CA.

Los Angeles Firm of the Year (second consecutive year)
California White-Collar Firm of the Year
California Trial Firm of the Year

John Hueston also received the Los Angeles Attorney of the Year award for the second year in a row. John was recognized for his outstanding trial advocacy and for a stellar year representing Elon Musk in defeating his SEC contempt motion; securing a complete defense verdict for Caltech in a $65 million+ tortious interference and whistleblower case; and for McGlashan’s vigorous fight in the Varsity Blues college scandal.

Hueston Hennigan also received an “Impact Case of the Year” award for obtaining a unanimous 9-0 opinion at the Supreme Court of the United States in favor of Nutraceutical Corporation in a case that has significant implications for class actions practice.

The winners were selected based upon extensive research conducted between March and November 2019.