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Hunton & Williams LLP

Hunton & Williams LLP  

Legal Services | Virginia, USA

tel: +1 804 788 8200 | fax: +1 804 788 8218
Riverfront Plaza, East Tower | Richmond | Virginia | 23219 | USA

Hunton & Williams LLP's Overview

Hunton & Williams is the legal advisor of choice for industry leaders on six continents, including more than 70% of the Fortune 50. With more than 800 lawyers practicing from 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we help clients realize new opportunities and solve complex problems with confidence. Our lawyers speak many languages and are qualified in a broad range of jurisdictions.

Over the course of more than 100 years, we have developed experience in virtually every key legal discipline with a broad view of current business realities and a forward-looking perspective on emerging issues. To provide legal and regulatory advice that will carry our clients well into the 21st century, we have offices in key commercial and financial centers and have expanded into a wide range of national and international practice areas.

Our Office Locations:
Atlanta Austin Bangkok Beijing Brussels
Charlotte Dallas Houston Los Angeles London
McLean Miami New York Norfolk Raleigh
Richmond San Francisco Tokyo Washington

  • Year this Office was Established: 1901
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 19
  • Lawyers Worldwide: more than 800


Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Bankruptcy
  • Capital Markets
  • Charitable Entities
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Arbitration
  • International Law
  • International Transaction
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Privacy
  • Private Equity
  • Pro Bono
  • Project Financing
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
  • Science and Technology
  • Securities
  • Sourcing & Systems Integration
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Taxation
  • Transportation


George Howell

George C. Howell, IIIPartner, Chair of the Executive Committee

Rita Ruby

Rita RubyPartner

J.R. Smith

J.R. SmithPartner





Ryan Bates

Ryan M. BatesAssociate

Hannah Flint

Hannah FlintAssociate

Eric Flynn

Eric W. FlynnAssociate

Geri Greenspan

Geri M. GreenspanPro Bono Associate

Paul Jay

Paul D. JayAssociate

Nathan Kramer

Nathan KramerAssociate

Alex Lurie

Alex LurieAssociate

Brit Mohler

Brit MohlerAssociate

Kate Saltz

Kate SaltzAssociate

Joshua Venne

Joshua VenneAssociate

Lawton Way

Lawton B. WayAssociate

Of Counsel


Legislative Affairs Advisor

Government Affairs Advisor

Chief Information Officer

Operations Director

Chief Administrative Officer

Director of Accounting

Chief Financial Officer

Senior Technology Trainer and Staff Professional Development Manager

Katie Abbott

Katie M. AbbottMarketing Comm Manager

Amanda Altizer

Amanda AltizerBusiness Development Analyst

Amy Ashworth

Amy AshworthSenior Attorney

Robert Bohannon

Robert T. BohannonDirector of Government Affairs

Morgan Brown

Morgan BrownPro Bono Fellow

Laura Couch

Laura A. CouchPatent Specialist

Elaine Cox

Elaine O. CoxLand Planner

J. Davis

J. Kennerly DavisSenior Attorney

James Foley

James FoleyPricing and Legal Project Management Director

Mary Ann Ford

Mary Ann FordSr Public Relations Admin

Heather Glass

Heather GlassSenior Attorney

Michelle Hayden-Winston

Michelle L. Hayden-WinstonLitigation Specialist

Eleanor Kerlow

Eleanor KerlowSenior Public Relations Manager

Stanley Lapekas

Stanley J. LapekasSenior Investigator

Myles Louria

Myles G. LouriaSenior Director of Governmental Affairs

Karen Moller

Karen L. MollerReal Estate Specialist

Allyson Moore

Allyson B. MooreReal Estate Specialist

Cynthia Tayloe Moore

Cynthia Tayloe MooreSr Business Dev Administrator

Barbara Potter

Barbara H. PotterAdministrative Law Specialist

Sarah Ratner

Sarah Y. RatnerSenior Attorney

Connelia Savage

Connelia SavageSenior Attorney

Clayton Walton

Clayton WaltonSenior Attorney

Marcail Waskom

Marcail M. WaskomSr Business Dev Administrator

Susan Yantis

Susan K. YantisSenior Land Use Planner

Florencia de Freitas Ferrari

Florencia de Freitas FerrariRegional Mktg/BD Manager


In the Race to Win the Autonomous Vehicle Market, Covering Risk Is Key
Hunton & Williams LLP, October 2017

 The autonomous vehicle industry is pressing forward, full speed ahead. The conveniences and efficiencies created by shifting to self-driving vehicles are expected to drive vast economic growth and generate widespread consumer demand. Given the potential benefits, it is no wonder that autonomous technologies are now being embraced by a variety of market players— ranging from small start-up tech companies to perennial automotive giants. While a number of states are grappling with how best to regulate this growing industry, Florida’s focus has been on reducing regulatory barriers in order to fuel further innovation and market growth...

Preparing for Hurricane Irma: Insurance May Help Weather the Storm
Hunton & Williams LLP, September 2017

Types of Weather-Related Losses for Which Insurance May Be Available Different businesses are affected differently by the same storm, and even the same physical damage. For instance, a physical loss to a part supplier caused by flooding or a lost roof might impact that business as a physical property loss and as a consequential loss of business income. That same event might also indirectly impact a product manufacturer that relies on the part supplier for components to its product...

All articles submitted by Hunton & Williams LLP


Fernando Alonso Among Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers in 2017
Hunton & Williams LLP, February 2017

Partner Fernando Alonso, chairman of the firm’s Latin America practice group, has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers by Latinvex, for the second consecutive year. Latinvex selects leading lawyers based on a combination of factors, including recent rack record on major deals and business, prominence of firm in Latin America, as well as legal rankings from Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Thomson Reuters. Chambers Latin America 2017 edition recently singled out Fernando’s work on Latin America-wide corporate/M&A, ranking him in the highest category, Band 1, noting that he impresses sources with his “speed, responsiveness and efficiency...

Hunton & Williams Advises on CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC’s $300M General Mortgage Bonds Offering
Hunton & Williams LLP, January 2017

Hunton & Williams LLP advised Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Regions Securities LLC and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., as joint book-running managers, on an SEC-registered offering by CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC (CEHE) of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.00% General Mortgage Bonds, Series AA, due 2027. CEHE, a wholly owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc., provides electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers serving over 2.3 million metered customers in the Texas Gulf Coast area that includes the city of Houston. The Hunton & Williams team included Pete O’Brien, Adam O’Brian and Patrick Jamieson...

All press submitted by Hunton & Williams LLP


Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives
Hunton & Williams LLP 

Providing innovative services and support to clients is a top priority at Hunton & Williams. We believe that delivering true value to our clients requires a multifaceted approach. Beyond traditional engagements, we look to provide tools and resources tailored to their specific needs.

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law
Hunton & Williams LLP 

The Hunton & Williams LLP Immigration practice, part of the firm's Labor and Employment Team, is concentrated in two major areas. First our work involves advising American and foreign businesses about obtaining the most appropriate temporary and permanent work visas for executives, professionals,...

Privacy and Information Security Law Blog
Hunton & Williams LLP 

Global privacy and cybersecurity law updates and analysis. Computerworld magazine has named Hunton & Williams the top firm for privacy for the fourth consecutive year based on a survey of more than 4,000 corporate privacy professionals. In addition, Chambers and Partners rated Hunton & Williams the...

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