Chris Hughes Appointed to Executive Committee for Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association
Chris Hughes was recently appointed to the Executive Committee for the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association (CLA).
The Business Law Section of CLA serves as a forum to educate members on recent developments and current issues in all fields of business law by providing a vehicle for the business bar to communicate with the general public, the California Legislature, regulatory agencies, business trade associations and other interested groups. Specific substantive areas covered include corporations, partnerships, unincorporated business associations, banking, bankruptcy, securities, commercial code, debtor-creditor relations, agribusiness, consumer financial services, cyberspace law, franchise, insurance, legal opinions, health law and alternative dispute resolution.
Chris Hughes is a litigator with extensive experience defending or pursuing fraudulent transfers and preferential payments. In addition, he counsels clients on numerous claims, including securities fraud, embezzlement, Ponzi schemes, contract disputes and challenges to corporate formations and retirement plans. His past cases have involved businesses in the hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, construction, agriculture, telecommunications and technology industries. Chris’ current practice focuses on representing bankruptcy trustees and creditors in a wide range of bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters.