Gregory Hughes focuses his practice on compensation and benefits issues, including equity compensation, non-qualified deferred compensation, executive compensation, golden parachute payments, qualified plans and plan asset investments. Mr. Hughes assists in the representation of public and private corporations, partnerships and LLCs, financial institutions, not-for-profits, executives, plans, funds and fund managers, both generally and in connection with mergers, acquisitions and offerings.

Mr. Hughes advises clients on compensation and benefits aspects of their periodic securities law filings, proxy statements, beneficial ownership reports and related disclosure matters.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hughes worked as an engineer in Silicon Valley, at Intel, Corp. and start-up companies, verifying computer chip designs.


  • Public financial institutions, in adoption and administration of compensation and benefits, with related securities registration, periodic and beneficial ownership reporting and proxy solicitation.


Sun Capital PE Funds Face Increased ERISA Exposure (pdf)
Journal of Investment Compliance, Vol. 17, No. 3
Sun Capital: PE Funds Face Increased ERISA Exposure
Arnold & Porter Advisory


  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2007, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • BS, University of Michigan, 1995, James B. Angell Scholar
  • California
  • New York

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