Practice Areas

Our expertise encompasses every facet of business, litigation, and trusts and estates law. Each discipline can interact seamlessly with any other, as needed. And each is constantly adapting to offer you innovative solutions based on the most current law. Working within these disciplines are men and women with outstanding accomplishments in their fields – true professionals with a passion for their calling, for their community and for serving our clients with the highest degree of integrity.

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Our experienced attorneys will work with you to create meaningful legal solutions designed to help you make better business, personal planning and legal decisions.

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Appellate Practice

Our Appellate Practice handles appeals involving a wide array of industries and issues at all levels of federal and state courts.

Arbitration & Mediation

Our professionals have significant experience serving as neutrals in arbitrations, mediations and other forms of alternate dispute resolution.

Banking & Financial Institutions

Our practice offers comprehensive solutions to the many challenges faced by financial institutions including regulatory, compliance, investigations and enforcement issues.

Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

Our bankruptcy team has significant experience in complex bankruptcy and insolvency matters.


We represent public and private companies in a wide variety of industries on all matters relating to business utilizing our many years of experience covering a broad range of transactions and providing counseling to clients.


We provide practical and timely counsel to our clients in a competitive industry where margins are crucial.

Economic Development

Our Economic Development practice provides technical and advisory support to strengthen urban transition, planning and management practices.


Our Education group provides comprehensive counseling to a broad spectrum of clients from major universities to charter schools, fraternities and sororities, museums and foundations.

Elder Law & Disability Planning

Our Elder Law group provides all aspects of planning, advocacy, counseling and education regarding client disability, aging, illness, incapacity and death. Our counseling addresses long term care and asset preservation, and estate planning for all generations.

Emerging Business

Our Emerging Business group has a strong commitment to our business community and provides counseling to new and emerging business concerning all aspects of their growth, financing and development.

Employee Benefits

Our Employee Benefits attorneys provide a full range of legal services including tax and compliance counseling, in addition to counseling on fiduciary issues relating to the provision of employee benefits.


Our Engineering practice offers our clients insight into the shifting commercial and legal landscape as applied to their businesses.


Our Environmental Law group provides sophisticated and practical counseling to our clients in all matters of federal and state law compliance.

Estate, Trust & Guardianship Litigation

Our experienced Trusts & Estates attorneys provide their expertise to clients by developing creative strategies for the negotiation and litigation processes.

Estates, Trusts & Personal Planning

The Mackenzie Hughes Trust & Estates group devotes its considerable experience, energy and creativity to counseling individuals and businesses on the smooth and efficient transfer of family assets between generations.

Family & Matrimonial Law

Our Family Law practice offers a full range of services including negotiation, litigation and consultation on all aspects of Family Law involving support, property, child custody and divorce matters.

Health Care

Our Mackenzie Hughes attorneys provide expert counsel to clients in the health care field for all types of transactions and on compliance and regulatory matters.


Our Insurance practice group offers a wide range of legal services related to the insurance industry, including negotiation and litigation on coverage issues and claims.

Intellectual Property & Technology

Our Intellectual Property team helps our clients protect and defend their intellectual property assets.

Labor & Employment

Our Labor & Employment team provides a full range of services to employers on matters ranging from sophisticated litigation to traditional labor relations and collective bargaining, to employee benefits and executive compensation.

Land Use & Zoning

Our Land Use & Zoning group assists clients through the planning and zoning approval process for all kinds of projects.


Our experienced Litigation team focuses on specific client needs with the goal of providing the best strategic and creative alternatives for our clients.

Medical Malpractice

Our team defends physicians, hospitals and other medical professionals and institutions before federal and state trial and appellate courts, administrative agencies and alternative dispute bodies.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mackenzie Hughes' M & A attorneys participate in transactions involving small local companies as well as major international transactions, providing efficient and effective legal counsel for all transactions.


Our municipal team has been providing legal counsel for many years to assist municipal boards in navigating federal and state regulations as well as litigation.

Professional Liability

Our Professional Liability team provides attorneys, law firms and their insurers counsel regarding alleged malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and other claims.

Public Companies

Our Public Company attorneys are trusted counselors to public companies and their boards on governance and transactional issues and high-stakes litigation.

Public Finance

Our Public Finance group provides counseling on the full spectrum of public finance matters including municipal bonds, notes, and other obligations.

Public Law & Policy

Our Public Policy group provides counsel and creative solutions when pending legislation or regulatory issues threaten your business.

Public Officers

The Public Officer group is highly proficient in the legal principals guiding the fiduciary duties of public officers as they fulfill their roles.

Real Estate

The Real Estate team at Mackenzie Hughes provides practical legal counsel on all levels of real estate transactions from residential sales to sophisticated commercial transactions.

Real Property Tax

Our Real Property Tax group is consistently successful handling assessment reviews, tax refunds and compliance matters for commercial, municipal and residential clients.


The Securities Law team at Mackenzie Hughes routinely advises clients on securities issues from registration statements to proxy statements and other SEC filings as well as private placement memoranda and related private offering materials.


Our team of Tax attorneys provides practical legal counsel on tax transactions for individuals, trustees, fiduciaries, and sophisticated businesses.

Wealth Management

The attorneys in our Wealth Management practice provide sophisticated legal and tax advice for high net worth individuals and families, owners of closely held businesses, charitable organizations and many professionals.

Meet the Team

Our experienced attorneys will work with you to create meaningful legal solutions designed to help you make better business, personal planning and legal decisions.

Meet the Team