Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Mr. Hughes served two judicial clerkships at both the trial and appellate levels.
From 2011–2013, he was a federal judicial clerk for Judge Sam Sparks of the US District Court, Western District of Texas.
From 2010–2011, Mr. Hughes served as a judicial clerk for Justice Eva M. Guzman of the Texas Supreme Court.
During both clerkships, he worked on numerous cases involving both federal and state employment law. These included various federal cases under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA and the FMLA.
Mr. Hughes also has familiarity with cases involving state law, such as noncompete agreements and employment contracts.
He received his BA and JD degrees from the University of Chicago, where he was a Page Scholar.
Finally, Mr. Hughes has extensive experience with federal motions practice and federal employment trials.
While in law school, he served as the Chief Notes Editor for the Texas Law Review. Mr. Hughes graduated from UT Law with Honors and was inducted in the Order of the Coif.