Hueston Hennigan Repeatedly Named “Top Boutique” and “Top Trial Firm” in U.S.


For the fifth consecutive year, Hueston Hennigan tops the 2021 Benchmark Litigation rankings, earning a spot on the coveted list of “Top Boutiques” and “Top 20 Trial Firms” in the United States.

Hueston Hennigan “has forged itself a coveted position as a local litigation shop that has achieved statewide and even national prominence,” noted editors.

Hueston Hennigan also earned national – and State of California – tier 1 rankings in the General Commercial, White Collar, Securities and Entertainment practice areas.

The Benchmark analysis noted Hueston Hennigan “is massively successful”“with a client base [that] is remarkably diverse … with very little repeat business and virtually no “routine” cases.” Editors noted “its mission of putting a premium on trial work, a mission that has been fulfilled with rapid momentum on several high-level appointments.”

“Hueston Hennigan doesn’t do the ‘cookie-cutter.’ They do really cool, cutting-edge work,” declared a peer, who goes on to confide, “I admit it makes me jealous, and I’m sure I’m not alone!”

Numerous Hueston Hennigan lawyers were also individually recognized, as noted below:

Marshall A. Camp, Litigation Star
Vicki Chou, 40 & Under Hot List
Douglas J. Dixon, Future Star
Brian Hennigan, National Practice Area Star, Local Litigation Star, Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Top 20 California Trial Lawyer
John C. Hueston, National Practice Area Star, Local Litigation Star, Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Top 20 California Trial Lawyer
Moez M. Kaba, 40 & Under Hot List, Local Litigation Star
Robert N. Klieger, Local Litigation Star
Allison Libeu, 40 & Under Hot List

A peer noted that John Hueston is a “young and vibrant [lawyer] … in this for the long haul.” While Moez Kaba is lauded for “enjoying a rapid rise in profile on the strength of his work.”

 Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation law firms and lawyers. Research is conducted through extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During these interviews, we examine recent casework handled by law firms and ask individual litigators to provide their professional opinions on peers and practitioners within their jurisdiction or practice area.