Mr William Maguire > Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10004-1482
United States

Work Department

Litigation, Securities Litigation and Professional Liability.


Partner, New York since 1993. Chair of the Litigation Department, Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation and Chair of the Professional Liability Practice Groups. Concentrates on securities and commercial litigation and trial work.


Hughes Hubbard & Reed since 1985. Member of firm’s Executive Committee.


Trinity College Dublin, Foundation Scholar, 1981, BA Leg. Sc., 1983 (first class honors); Hon. Soc. of Kings Inns, Dublin, Barrister-at-Law, 1985.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

The securities litigation practice at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has ‘deep subject matter expertise and an ability to analyze quickly and give practical, user-friendly advice, and offers a successful record in representing corporations, directors and officers, and broker-dealers in securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, investigations, criminal prosecutions, and administrative proceedings. It is particularly well known for its knowledge of the accounting sector, having advised leading accounting firms on litigation and investigation by the SEC, PCAOB and state accountancy boards. Kevin Abikoff in Washington DC and New York-based partners William Maguire , who exhibits a ‘measured and practical approach to nuanced issues and a deep understanding of the commercial realities’, and Marc Weinstein lead the practice.