Douglas Dixon > Hueston Hennigan LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hueston Hennigan LLP
United States




Described by clients as “an exceptional attorney” who “has unbelievable credibility with judges and juries,” Douglas J. Dixon navigates complex technological, regulatory, and business matters across multiple areas of the law.

Mr. Dixon’s practice spans a wide range of litigation in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels and before arbitral tribunals. He focuses on complex business litigation, intellectual property litigation, securities litigation, international arbitration, and other high-stakes commercial disputes. Mr. Dixon also has extensive experience with internal and government investigations.

Mr. Dixon has represented clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including Western Digital, T-Mobile, Southern California Edison, Amgen, Allergan, Waste Management, and Masimo.

Mr. Dixon was recognized in the 2018 and 2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of commercial litigation, a distinction extended to the top 5 percent of private practice lawyers nationwide as determined by their peers. Benchmark Litigation (California) also recognized him as a “Future Star.”

Before starting Hueston Hennigan, Mr. Dixon was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Irell & Manella. During law school, he served as an editor for the The Georgetown Law Journal and was elected to the Order of the Coif.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Dixon serves on the boards of the Federal Bar Association of Orange County and the Public Law Center, a pro bono organization that provides legal services to low-income and vulnerable residents of Orange County. He is also active in providing service in his community.


Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2005) magna cum laude

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (B.S., 1998, Political Science) magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

The trial practice of Hueston Hennigan LLP has a strong track record in obtaining favorable results for its clients. The Los Angeles-based group is often involved in disputes for significant clients from a variety of industries, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Inc. and BlackBerry. Practice head John Hueston  is approached by private and public sector institutions to represent them in their high-profile cases and investigations. Moez Kaba is considered to be a ‘stellar trial attorney.’ Prominent names in the Newport Beach office are Douglas Dixon, Allison Libeu and Michael Purpura, who joined in January 2021 following a position at the White House.