Hughes Hubbard promotes three to partnership and five to counsel

Hughes Hubbard & Reed has elected three new partners and five new counsel, effective 1 January, 2021.

“We are thrilled to congratulate these outstanding lawyers on their well-deserved promotions,” says Ted Mayer, chair of Hughes Hubbard. “They are leaders in their fields and not only bring a tremendous amount of specialised experience but also a depth of commitment to client service.”

The new partners are Michael DeBernardis in the Washington, DC, office, Gerold Niggemann in New York, and Emilio Saiz in Miami.
The firm also elevated Emma Baratta, M Shams Billah, Jeffrey Margolin, and Carl Mills in New York and Brendan Franzoni in Kansas City to counsel