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John F. Hughes

Partner

(510) 463-8693
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Oakland
1111 Broadway
Suite 1700
Oakland, CA 94607


Education

J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1983

B.A., History, University of California at Berkeley, 1978

Honors

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,
Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers® distinction in the fields of Civil Litigation Defense, General Litigation, and Personal Injury Defense: Products (2011-2016)

John Hughes is a litigation partner in Gordon & Rees’s Oakland/San Francisco offices. Mr. Hughes joined Gordon & Rees in 1983, and is a member of the Environmental/Toxic Tort, Tort Litigation, Insurance and Maritime practice groups.

He has broad and wide-ranging experience representing clients in state and federal court in product liability, asbestos/toxic tort/environmental, insurance bad faith, Proposition 65, personal injury, maritime, automobile/trucking, class action and unfair competition matters. Representative clients include product manufacturers/suppliers/retailers, hotels, airlines, contractors, equipment rental companies, public entities, assisted living facilities, and lumber producers.

Mr. Hughes has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases to verdict, and has successfully handled several matters before the courts of appeal.

Admissions

California

Community Involvement

Hughes has successfully handled several matters pro bono on behalf of indigent individuals and small businesses, and volunteers at the Oakland Museum’s White Elephant Sale.

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Contact

(510) 463-8693

jhughes@grsm.com


Offices

Oakland

Education

J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1983

B.A., History, University of California at Berkeley, 1978

Honors

Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,
Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers® distinction in the fields of Civil Litigation Defense, General Litigation, and Personal Injury Defense: Products (2011-2016)

John F. Hughes

Partner

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Biography

John Hughes is a litigation partner in Gordon & Rees’s Oakland/San Francisco offices. Mr. Hughes joined Gordon & Rees in 1983, and is a member of the Environmental/Toxic Tort, Tort Litigation, Insurance and Maritime practice groups.

He has broad and wide-ranging experience representing clients in state and federal court in product liability, asbestos/toxic tort/environmental, insurance bad faith, Proposition 65, personal injury, maritime, automobile/trucking, class action and unfair competition matters. Representative clients include product manufacturers/suppliers/retailers, hotels, airlines, contractors, equipment rental companies, public entities, assisted living facilities, and lumber producers.

Mr. Hughes has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases to verdict, and has successfully handled several matters before the courts of appeal.

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Admissions

California

Community Involvement

Hughes has successfully handled several matters pro bono on behalf of indigent individuals and small businesses, and volunteers at the Oakland Museum’s White Elephant Sale.

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