For US Congress - District 2
Bill Hughes is an attorney with the Atlantic City-based firm Cooper Levenson.
Hughes went to Franklin and Marshall College, graduated law school at Rutgers University-Camden, earned a Masters of Laws from Georgetown, and a Masters of Public Policy and Political Science from the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University.
After Rutgers, he became a trial attorney and a federal prosecutor for the Unites State Department of Justice. As a federal prosecutor, Hughes’ work on behalf of law enforcement and victims’ rights was recognized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Secret Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the United States Marshals Service, the Federal Air Marshals and Internal Revenue Service.
Hughes has served his community as the Chairman of Crimestoppers of Atlantic County and President of the Jersey Shore Council for the Boy Scouts of America. He is the son of William Hughes, who served in Congress from 1975 to 1995 and as U.S. Ambassador to Panama from 1995 to 1998. Hughes currently resides in Northfield with his wife and their three young children.