Ken Hughes, PLLC attorneys have obtained significant results for clients in numerous types of cases:

Business Litigation
  • In 2018 obtained zero dollar settlement for petrochemical company in trade secrets/non-compete case
  • In 2017 obtained favorable settlement for New Hampshire tax services firm avoiding inunction.
  • Successful defense of trade secrets claim involving plant and machinery control systems.
  • Successfully resolve injunction sought in connection with sale of industrial cleaning business.
  • Successful resolution of shareholder dispute involving provider of personnel services.
  • Obtained summary judgment for magazine publisher against fraud claim.
Employment Litigation
  • In 2018 obtained major settlement for employee on gender discrimination claim
  • In 2018 obtained major settlement for hedge fund executive on wrongful termination claim
  • In 2018 obtained injunction for petrochemical services firm to enforce non-compete and trade secret claim
  • In 2018 drafted agreement and assisted Executive in obtaining major severance award in petrochemical concern
  • Prior to 2018 successfully represented oil and gas services firm in hiring multiple employees against former employer suits or threatened suits to enforce non-compete and trade secret claims
  • Prior to 2018 Successful resolution for employers in multiple cases involving discrimination claims.
  • Prior to 2018 obtained major contract and defamation award for terminated Chief Financial Officer of oil and gas services firm.
  • Prior to 2018 obtained major contract award for terminated Controller involving change of control.
  • Prior to 2018, successfully resolved numerous cases involving gender discrimination and sexual harassment in banking, pharmaceutical, alternative energy and other industries.
  • Prior to 2018 obtained major settlement for executive wrongfully terminated for refusing to participate in securities fraud.
Securities Litigation
  • In 2018-19 assisted executive officer of publicly traded company in successfully resolving securities fraud mattter
  • Numerous major judgments, verdicts and settlements for securities fraud whistleblowers
  • Represented securities brokerage firms in tortious interference and non-compete cases.
  • Obtained judgment for defamation and breach of severance agreement for CFO wrongfully accused of securities fraud in publicly held oil and gas services firm
  • Obtained securities fraud verdict for purchaser of fastener company
Trade Secrets And Covenants Not to Compete
  • Obtained temporary restraining order against contractor for oilfield products manufacturer.
  • Successful defense against temporary injunction in case involving offshore drilling platform management services.
  • Obtained numerous permanent injunctions for clients in various industries, including brokerage firms, oil and gas companies and product manufacturers.