Hueston Hennigan’s leading complex commercial litigation and white-collar defense practices received some of Chambers’ highest rankings and assessments, reflective of both the market and client feedback. Several Hueston Hennigan partners were individually recognized as top trial lawyers and advocates.
Hueston Hennigan is celebrated as “incredibly deep and talented. They are ready to go to trial, in any case.” Clients described the firm as having “incredible talent at the firm” with lawyers who are “relentless and creative.” Another client explained, “we have been impressed by their diligence, intelligence, creativity, written work product, responsiveness and trial skills. Hueston Hennigan has excellent analytic capabilities and trial skills typical of larger law firms, but also has the nimbleness of smaller firms to respond expeditiously to rapidly evolving litigation situations.” “I’ve been very impressed … we’re very comforted in having them in our corner,” says one client. “It’s a…high-stakes litigation firm and the quality of the lawyers is superb, right down to young associates,” added another source.
John Hueston’s national and California recognitions include “Star” and Band 1 rankings. “John Hueston is consistently recognized as one of the top trial attorneys in the country, with clients regularly turning to him for their most sophisticated commercial disputes in issues ranging across environmental claims, intellectual property disputes and labor and employment law.” He is described as “an exceptional trial lawyer” and “the best of his generation.” He “is a great strategist, communicator and trial lawyer.” “To watch John Hueston in action in court is inspiring. He is respectful, and always persuasive.” “He is out to win every single thing, and as a client, you love that.”
Brian Hennigan’s Band 1 rating recognizes his well-established standing amongst the top White Collar & Government Investigations lawyers. Celebrated as “talented, smart, savvy and good in front of judges and prosecutors,” he is “well versed in a variety of white-collar matters.” (White Collar & Government Investigations).
Moez Kaba is lauded as “really brilliant” with “a great combination of practicality and strategic thinking.” A “powerhouse,” he is “highly regarded” for his commercial litigation skills and his ability to “see complex litigation and create a clear path forward.” (Commercial Litigation).
Rob Klieger “is fantastic,” and “an excellent litigator who provides an exceptional service.” He “has a highly respected litigation practice, which sees him handle high-stakes” and “high profile” disputes. (Commercial Litigation; Entertainment and Media Litigation)
Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. Hueston Hennigan’s rankings are available, here.