New York, August 8, 2016 – Hughes Hubbard & Reed is pleased to announce that Daniel McLaughlin, a member of the firm’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations practice, has been promoted to counsel.

McLaughlin joined Hughes Hubbard in 2005 as a summer associate in the D.C. office and returned as an associate the following year after receiving his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. Prior, he earned an M.A. in Philosophy from Carnegie Mellon University in 2002 and a B.A. magna cum laude from West Virginia Wesleyan University in 2000.

Highly proficient in written and spoken Arabic, McLaughlin spent several years living, studying and working in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. In addition, from 2002 to 2003, he studied Arabic at the Modern American Language Institute in Sana’a, Yemen. He has extensive experience advising clients on working in the Middle East including acting as a consultant to the Ministry of Justice of Bahrain concerning the enactment of proposed legislation.