Hughes Hubbard is a leading international law firm that focuses on quality and results.

Since its founding in 1888 by Charles Evans Hughes (future Governor of New York, Secretary of State and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court), our firm has prioritized commitment to our clients and the ability to mobilize our talent around the world as quickly as possible. Today, Hughes Hubbard strikes a balance between scale and agility, allowing us to tackle our clients’ largest and most complex matters while adapting to an ever-changing market. We also pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative environment within our teams and across our practices and offices, as well as with our clients and other law firms.

Hughes Hubbard’s long-held dedication to diversity and pro bono make us better lawyers and creative problem solvers and staying focused on what's important is part of our heritage and how we chart our future.

"There's a strong reliance upon a collaborative approach." – Chambers USA
Results Matter

National coordinating counsel to Merck in the Vioxx litigation, one of the largest pharmaceutical product liability cases in history.


13 aviation finance transactions named Airfinance Journal "Deals of the Year" in the last seven years.


Lead counsel to the Trustee for the liquidation of both Lehman Brothers Inc. and MF Global Inc., the largest and eighth-largest bankruptcies in history.


Consecutive complete victories regarding softwood lumber for the Government of Canada in two state-to-state LCIA arbitrations referred to by the Economist as "the biggest trade battle on the planet."


First ever external anti-corruption compliance monitor jointly appointed by the DOJ, SEC and SFO for a multinational specialty chemical manufacturer.


Advised Grab Holdings in $40B pro-forma merger with Altimeter Growth Corp. in the largest SPAC deal in the world to date.

“The depth of the team’s concern and commitment to their clients is amazing.” – Chambers USA
Culture Matters It lets you know who we are, and what we see as our role.

We put our clients ahead of the firm, and the firm ahead of ourselves.

We distinguish ourselves by our results for our clients.

We practice in areas where we can add value.