Paul Hughes is an associate in the Litigation and Supreme Court & Appellate practices of the Washington office. He has drafted briefs across a broad range of issues in a variety of state and federal courts, including state appellate courts, several U.S. Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
At Mayer Brown, Paul assists with the Yale Supreme Court Clinic, which, as a joint project between Mayer Brown and the Yale Law School, is among the largest and most successful appellate advocacy programs in the nation. Paul also teaches international, constitutional, and human rights law at Georgetown University, where he is appointed as an Adjunct Instructor.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Paul served as a law clerk to the Honorable Diana Gribbon Motz, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Paul received his JD from the Yale Law School, where he served as a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal and was the recipient of the C. LaRue Munson Prize and the Chubb Prize. He received his MA in International Law & Politics, with distinction, and AB, summa cum laude, from Georgetown University.