Hugh Cain is a shareholder at Hopkins & Huebner, P.C. A graduate of the University of Washington School of Law, he has practiced in the state and federal courts of Iowa since 1983, and primarily works in employment and local government law.
Hugh has litigated legal disputes and advised for Iowa private employers and local governments on a wide variety of employment, civil rights, safety, and wage issues. He has negotiated collective bargaining agreements and assisted local government boards with governance, open meetings, and open records issues. Hugh
has substantial experience representing and advising Iowa municipalities
regarding city and state code as well as state and federal law compliance.
Iowa 1983United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 1983United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 1983
Member, Labor and Employment SectionMember, Government Practice Section
2018 Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America2018 Best Lawyer Award, Best Lawyers in America2017 Great Plains Super Lawyer2017 Chambers USA, Leader in Iowa Labor and Employment2017 Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America2017 Best Lawyer Award, Best Lawyers in America2016 Best Lawyer Award, Best Lawyers in America2016 Great Plains Super LawyerMartindale-Hubbell Preeminent A.V. Rating 5.0 of 5.02015 Selected to Great Plains Super Lawyers2015 Selected to Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America2014 Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America 2009-2014 Selected to Great Plains Super Lawyers2012-2014 Selected to Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America2007 Iowa Super Lawyers
Hugh is a frequent seminar speaker on a broad array of topics in employment law and government practice.
"Evolution of Implied Covenant Exception to the Employment at Will Doctrine in Iowa," Drake Law Review (1994)Co-Author, "Evolution of Hostile Environment Claims," Drake Law Review (1999)