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William F. Hughes
Partner

Washington, D.C.
tel: 202.204.1000
fax: 202.204.1001

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Biography

William F. Hughes is a litigator specializing in environmental, toxic tort, product liability and other complex civil litigation matters.  Mr. Hughes has represented clients in numerous environmental citizen suits, class actions, multi-district litigations and government enforcement actions across the country.  These matters have focused primarily on property damage and pollution allegedly caused by the handling and disposal of hazardous materials.  Additionally, Mr. Hughes has spent significant time prosecuting and defending CERCLA and common law claims seeking contribution for environmental remediation costs. 

Admissions

District of Columbia; 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; U.S. District Court (D.D.C.)

Education

J.D. (1990) Georgetown University Law Center
A.B. (1986) Georgetown University