Hughes Roch attorneys have obtained significant results for clients in numerous types of cases:

Business Litigation

  • Recently obtained an injunction against a recruiter on behalf of a Fortune 500 company
  • Major contract award for New York provider of financial services
  • Successful defense of trade secrets claim involving plant and machinery control systems
  • Successful defense against attempted injunctive relief in connection with sale of business
  • Successful resolution of shareholder dispute involving provider of personnel services
  • Obtained summary judgment for magazine publisher against fraud claim

Employment Litigation

  • Successful resolution for employers in multiple cases involving discrimination claims
  • Major contract and defamation award for terminated Chief Financial Officer of oil and gas services firm
  • Major contract award for terminated Controller involving change of control
  • Successful resolution of numerous cases involving gender discrimination and sexual harassment in banking, pharmaceutical, alternative energy and other industries
  • Major settlement for executive wrongfully terminated for refusing to participate in securities fraud  

Securities Litigation

  • Representation of national securities firm against former head of Commodities Trading division in unfair competition, raiding and tortious interference case.
  • Representation of national and regional banks.
  • Representation of retail brokerage firms and registered representatives in investigations, litigation and arbitration before FINRA (formerly NASD) and NYSE 
  • Routinely called upon to counsel individual financial consultants during transition.
  • Represented securities brokerage firms in multiple raiding, tortious interference and non-compete cases.
  • Obtained numerous temporary restraining orders and injunctions on behalf of retail brokerage firms.
  • Defended securities brokerage firm in research fraud claims.
  • Arbitrated multiple promissory note cases on behalf of national securities firms.

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.