Areas of Practice
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1991, cum laude
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1987
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona, 2008
  • Louisiana, 1991
H. Grehan
333 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602.366.7731 tel
504.589.8722 fax

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Hughes Grehan is a partner in Jones Walker's Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group and practices from the firm's Phoenix office, where he serves as office head. His primary areas of practice include representing both public and private companies in numerous types of commercial matters and contracts and commercial and corporate finance transactions.  Mr. Grehan drafts and negotiates domestic and international strategic alliance agreements, joint ventures, and other types of sophisticated commercial contracts, including maritime transportation contracts, for a variety of firm clients.
Mr. Grehan supports one of the firm’s largest clients, a mining company, in drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, including domestic and international procurement contracts, services contracts, engineering contracts, professional consulting contracts, construction and demolition contracts, and commercial real estate leases.  He coordinates a team of firm lawyers providing support to that client in those areas of commercial contracting drafting and negotiation.
Mr. Grehan has extensive experience representing borrowers and lenders in structuring, negotiating, and documenting syndicated and non-syndicated credit facilities involving both public and private companies. His transactional finance practice includes a particular emphasis on maritime-related financings, including domestic and international vessel construction financings. He has also handled numerous United States government-guaranteed ship and shipyard financings.


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Corporate Law (listed annually since 2017)
  • Recognized in "Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Banking & Finance (2007-2011)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell




  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona