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Hon. Hiram E. Puig-Lugo (Ret.) Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
April 22, 2024
For more information contact:
Katrina F. Jones

The Hon. Hiram E. Puig-Lugo (Ret.) has joined The McCammon Group, a leading provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services in the mid-Atlantic region.

The Honorable Hiram E. Puig-Lugo recently retired after twenty-four years of distinguished service on the bench of the Superior Court of D.C., where he notably served three years as the Presiding Judge of the Family Court.  Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Puig-Lugo was a staff attorney with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Criminal Section. He is a Past President of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the 2021 recipient of their President’s Award for Extraordinary Leadership.  Fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese, Judge Puig-Lugo has not only contributed internationally through legal education projects but also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Georgetown University Law Center in the American Law for Foreign-Trained Lawyers LLM Program. Judge Puig-Lugo now brings this exemplary record of dedication and leadership to The McCammon Group to serve the mediation and arbitration needs of lawyers and litigants in D.C. and beyond.

Since 1995 The McCammon Group has provided ADR services including mediation, arbitration, special master, ombuds, and judge pro tempore. It consists of eighty-five Neutrals including retired judges and practicing attorneys located throughout Virginia, DC, and Maryland. Importantly, throughout this time The McCammon Group has achieved a settlement rate of approximately 85% in its mediation work. The McCammon Group is committed to the proposition that ADR processes provide individuals, as well as public and private entities, with many substantial benefits including effective and prompt resolution of disputes, self-determination, cost savings, timeliness, flexibility, and confidentiality.

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