Hon. Mary Ann Brigantti-Hughes See Rating Details

Supreme Court
Bronx County
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Attorney Average Rating:   6.0 - 5 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   10.0 - 1 rating(s)
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General Rating Criteria

* Temperament (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Scholarship (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Industriousness (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
* Ability to Handle Complex Litigation (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
* Punctuality (1=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)

Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)

Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)

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What others have said about Hon. Mary Ann Brigantti-Hughes


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY7132
Only had one case before her. She thoroughly reviewed the arguments made by all parties and reached the correct conclusion, and she did so promptly. What more could you ask for?

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY6722
Horrible on the law and very biased.


Comment #: NY5165
She is a wonderful judge! She is very fair and full of wisdom.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY4699
Judge Brigantti-Hughes is an excellent trial judge. She is even-tempered, exceedingly fair and has a wonderful judicial demeanor. I spent close to a month on trial before her and she was quite simply outstanding. She understood the law and the facts exceedingly well. She also kept her composure despite being challenged by a defense attorney looking for a mistrial.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY3686
She worked through the lunch hour conducting settlement conferences which is a nice thing

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: NY3685
It is unfortunate that Bronx residents and lawyers alike are subject to the ineptiude and personal prejudices of this eminently unqualified judge. It is a sad state of affairs when the judges don't know the standards they should apply and all lawyers are treated as a threat to the judge's authority rather than as colleagues trying to fairly resolve the cases before the court. Also, wouldn't it be a good idea to appoint judges who have actually tried a case in their life? Unfortunately there is nothing positive to say about this judge. Does not belong on the Bench.