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Hunton & Williams LLP  

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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

  • 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



Of Counsel


From Talcum to Glyphosate: The Multi-Billion Dollar Battle to Define 'Risk'
Hunton & Williams LLP, April 2018

Activists are recasting risk in a way that can only damage industry Last August, a California jury awarded plaintiff Eva Echeverria a total of $417m in compensatory and punitive damages in a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Her case was that the company should have warned consumers that studies had found an inconclusive correlation between ovarian cancer and talcum powder. The case followed on from three other lawsuits that ended with the company owing over $300m in damages for failing to inform its customers. The Echeverria verdict was recently overturned, but J&J still faces talc-related lawsuits by 4,800 plaintiffs in the US...

Is Agency Guidance the Low-Hanging Fruit for Regulatory Reform?
Hunton & Williams LLP, March 2018

Rolling back environmental regulations is a priority of the Trump administration, but revising or withdrawing guidance may be a faster and more effective means to achieve near-term change. The Trump Administration has pursued an ambitious goal to reduce federal regulation. The administration has slowed the promulgation of new rules, and in early 2017 a bevy of late-term Obama-era rules still subject to the Congressional Review Act were overturned by the GOP Congress...

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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...

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Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives
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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...