John Hueston has been described by Chambers as “the best lawyer of his generation” with a “commanding reputation for his trial advocacy.” Rated one of the nation’s top trial lawyers, Mr. Hueston has been recognized twice as a “California Lawyer of the Year,” including for his recovery of $5.15 billion after trial.
Mr. Hueston continues to serve California in key leadership positions. In 2018, Mr. Hueston was chosen to serve as Chair of Sen. Kamala Harris’s Central District of California Judicial Commission, where he assists Senator Harris in vetting candidates for the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court.
Under his leadership, and in just over four years, Hueston Hennigan has gained a slew of national accolades and a stellar reputation for a creative and often disruptive approach to litigation with clients that include Amazon, Allergan, IMDb, T-Mobile, Tesla, Taco Bell, SpaceX, Walt Disney, Sumner Redstone, Alec Baldwin, Western Digital, and PwC, to name a few. We are also asked by clients to replace “big law firms” in their most complex litigation. In addition, high-profile and leading business icons such as Elon Musk, Sumner Redstone, and Bill Koch are increasingly seeking our assistance on their most pressing matters.