Bloomberg Law
May 19, 2020, 4:54 PMUpdated: May 19, 2020, 7:22 PM

Head of McGuireWoods’ Houston Office Jumps to Willkie Farr (1)

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has added Jay Hughes, former managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Houston office, as a partner in its mergers and acquisitions practice, the latest lateral in what’s so far been an active hiring year for the New York-founded firm.

Hughes’ practice focuses on public and private M&A as well as energy transactions and financings, specifically in the power and oil and gas industries.

Hughes was named managing partner in charge of McGuireWoods’ Houston office, which opened in Space City in 2011, replacing Thomas Farrell in 2017. Over the years Hughes has worked on a wide array of transactions ...

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