Imogene Hughes

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Hughes Law LLC

Hughes Law LLC represents both individuals and employers in a wide range of employment matters with a focus on each client’s unique goals and needs. The Principal of Hughes Law LLC, Imogene Hughes, approaches her client’s problems with practical and common sense solutions, recognizing the financial and emotional impacts of workplace disputes. Ms. Hughes is dedicated to being responsive to her clients’ needs and to achieving optimum results in a cost effective manner. Hughes Law LLC provides a wide variety of employment related services, including:

  • Counseling on federal and state employment statutes and regulations
  • Drafting employment, executive compensation, and severance agreements
  • Resolving employment disputes and claims through negotiated settlement agreements and litigation.


Ms. Hughes has twenty-five years experience practicing in the areas of employment litigation and counseling. She has extensive experience representing both employers and individuals in negotiating and drafting employment agreements, executive compensation agreements and severance agreements. She has counseled a wide variety of clients in the employment area with respect to federal and state employment statutes and regulations, avoiding and minimizing litigation risks and the development and drafting of employee handbooks and policies.

She also specializes in the area of restrictive covenants and trade secrets, litigating and resolving disputes pertaining to restrictive covenants, trade secrets, unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duties and related topics.


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., cum laude)
    • Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • University of Pennsylvania (B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)


  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Normal L. Shapiro, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Admitted to Practice

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1984
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1993
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 2002
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2009

Awards & Honors

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rated
  • Philadelphia Magazine Super Lawyer, 2006 and 2007



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