Paul A. Hughes

Partner

Paul A. Hughes
Partner
office New Haven
phone 203-498-4321
fax203-782-2889
emailphughes@wiggin.com
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Biography

Paul is the Managing Partner and former Chair of the firm's Corporate Department. He also practices in the Health Care Department. He is experienced with the representation and operation of both mature and emerging growth companies in a variety of industries, including energy and utilities, information technology, clean technology, telecommunications, biotechnology, health care services, manufacturing, and outsourcing.

Paul regularly represents clients in the areas of debt and equity financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and corporate governance.

Paul has served as Vice President and General Counsel of a venture capital-backed pediatric health care services company and its pediatric clinical trials network. He was active in all aspects of business development, corporate strategy, and operations and was responsible for all of the companies' legal affairs, including equity and debt financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, licensing, real estate leasing, and contract negotiations.

Chambers USA lists Paul as one of the leading corporate/M&A lawyers in Connecticut and adds that he offers experience of working with mature and emerging growth companies from a range of sectors, including biotechnology and telecommunications. He is also listed in Best Lawyers in the area of Private Equity Funds.

Paul was awarded his J.D. with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he served as an Articles Editor at the Connecticut Law Review. Following graduation, he held the position of law clerk to Justice Fleming L. Norcott, Jr. of the Connecticut Supreme Court. He earned his B.A. from the University of Connecticut. Paul is admitted to practice in Connecticut.

News

09.07.2018"At Wiggin and Dana, Growing With the Client" -Law.com Mid-Market Report Interviews Managing Partner, Paul Hughes
08.15.2018Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 29 Lawyers from Wiggin and Dana
05.04.2018Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Wiggin and Dana Practices and Lawyers
03.02.2018Wiggin and Dana Advises Highway Toll Administration, LLC in Acquisition by Platinum Equity Partners Portfolio Company
08.15.2017Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 30 Lawyers from Wiggin and Dana
06.05.2017Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Wiggin and Dana Practices and Lawyers
08.15.2016Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 30 Lawyers from Wiggin and Dana
05.31.2016Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Wiggin and Dana Practices and Lawyers
10.01.2015Wiggin and Dana Announces New Managing Partner and Executive Committee Members
08.17.2015Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 31 Lawyers from Wiggin and Dana
05.21.2015Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Wiggin and Dana Practices and Lawyers
10.09.2014Wiggin and Dana Congratulates The Jackson Laboratory on the Opening of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
08.19.2014Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 33 Lawyers from Wiggin and Dana
06.27.2014Wiggin and Dana Advises ViskoTeepak U.S. Holdings, Inc. in Acquisition of Vista International Packaging, LLC
05.27.2014Chambers USA Recognizes Wiggin and Dana Practices and Lawyers
08.15.2013Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 35 Lawyers from Wiggin and Dana
06.07.2013Chambers USA Ranks Wiggin and Dana Practices and Lawyers in Connecticut and Nationwide Categories
01.10.2012Wiggin and Dana Assists Jackson Laboratory with Launch of Research Institute in Connecticut
11.09.2011Wiggin and Dana Sponsors Startup Weekend New Haven
09.13.2011Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 32 Lawyers from Wiggin and Dana
03.31.2010Wiggin and Dana and Yale University Office of Cooperative Research Presented Entrepreneurship Seminar Series



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