New York and Los Angeles, November 30, 2011 — Hughes Hubbard & Reed announced today that David Stern, a litigation partner with considerable first chair trial experience, has joined the firm in its Los Angeles office. He was previously a partner at Winston & Strawn in L.A.
Stern represents Fortune 500 clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters including class action, antitrust, intellectual property, employment, and media and entertainment matters. In addition, he has significant experience litigating securities, real estate and unfair competition matters.

“We are delighted to welcome David to the firm. David has established an excellent reputation as an accomplished, highly regarded and successful trial lawyer. He will be a strong and important addition to our trial practice,” said Rita Haeusler, head of Hughes Hubbard’s Los Angeles office.

“Hughes Hubbard is known for its outstanding litigation practice,” said Stern. “I am looking forward to working with the group and continuing to build the firm’s litigation practice in California.”

Stern received a B.A. summa cum laude from St. John’s University in 1988 and a J.D. in 1992 from the University of Minnesota Law School where he was note and comment editor of the Minnesota Journal of International Economic Law & Policy. He is admitted to the Bar in California, D.C. and Minnesota.