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John Hueston is a founding partner of Hueston Hennigan LLP. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Hueston has been selected to serve as lead trial counsel by Fortune 500 companies, tech industry entrepreneurs, entertainment industry leaders, and by governments in a variety of cases. He has garnered headline-making results in some of the nation's most challenging and complex cases, most recently securing the dismissal of all felony charges against the nation's largest environmental services company in a case vigorously prosecuted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mr. Hueston and his team also secured a $5.15 billion settlement after trial, which represented the largest environmental recovery in U.S. history.
A former lead prosecutor for the Enron trial of Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, Mr. Hueston devotes a substantial part of his practice to internal investigations, corporate crisis management and white collar criminal defense. Chambers & Partners recognizes Mr. Hueston as a leading lawyer in white-collar crime and government investigations and commercial litigation, and he is the recipient of numerous recognitions by legal associations and publications.
The American Lawyer magazine has recognized Mr. Hueston as one of the nation's Top 50 Young Litigators, and California Lawyer magazine twice has named him a "California Lawyer of the Year." Mr. Hueston is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an honor reserved for less than 1% of active lawyers who have "mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked with the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality." Chambers & Partners recognizes Mr. Hueston as a leading lawyer in commercial litigation and white-collar crime and government investigations. Benchmark Litigation has repeatedly recognized Mr. Hueston as a National Litigation Star. The Los Angeles Daily Journal has repeatedly named him as one of California's 100 most influential lawyers, most recently doing so in 2016. Best Lawyers in America named Mr. Hueston a "Lawyer of the Year" in 2015 and has recognized him annually since 2009. Mr. Hueston is a recipient of the Anti-Defamation League's Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Award.
Last Updated 29th September 2017