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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP  

Legal Services | California, USA

https://www.huntonak.com/en/
tel: (213) 532 2000 | fax: (213) 532 2020
550 South Hope Street, Suite 2000 | Los Angeles | California | 90071-2627 | USA


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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP's Overview

Although California serves as an incubator for trends within the United States and across the globe, its rigorous regulatory climate can be especially challenging for businesses. Relying on our thorough knowledge of California-specific and federal regulations, we deftly assist companies in navigating the ever-changing demands on industry doing business in California.

Our California offices provide a full range of services in the areas of complex litigation, environmental health and safety law, energy and infrastructure, labor and employment, and real estate transactions for Fortune 100 and other major companies in California and around the world. We advise companies in a broad range of industries including oil and gas, financial services, retail and consumer products, technology, energy, and real estate investment and finance.

Our cross-disciplinary litigators have handled significant business and class action consumer claims ranging from toxic tort to strict liability, negligence and deceptive trade practices for major technology companies, consumer product manufacturers, financial institutions, and pharmaceutical companies. We have also guided clients through distressed transactions, distressed debt and claims trading, collection and workouts, bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, receivership, and commercial litigation.

In the area of environment, health, and safety law, our practice covers the full range of state, local and federal environmental and safety laws applicable to California operations and to products sold in California. We work with chemical, oil and gas, food processing, energy, pipeline, cement, mining and manufacturing industries; utilities; trade associations; retail and consumer products companies; and municipalities.

Hunton Andrews Kurth’s energy and infrastructure team in California focuses on project finance, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Consistently recognized by Chambers and other legal and industry publications as one of the top law firms for renewable energy transactions, the team assists clients with the development, financing and acquisition or sale of energy projects, and related transactions, including corporate clean power initiatives.

Our California labor and employment lawyers help employers maneuver through the special challenges created by California law, offering experienced, efficient, and strategic representation in virtually all areas of labor and employment law. We are among a small number of lawyers in the country to successfully try complex representative proof class and collective actions to jury verdicts.

In matters of real estate, our California lawyers have substantial experience in representing owners and investors in all aspects of acquiring, leasing, financing and developing office, retail and industrial property. Our experience includes developing industrial and commercial projects on Tribal lands, including advising on issues associated with compliance, construction, Tribal sovereign immunity and Tribal governance.

Our California offices are as dynamic as the cities where they reside. Both offices are led by women—Ann Marie Mortimer in Los Angeles and Shannon S. Broome in San Francisco—both recently named among the Top Women Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. We are active in significant pro bono work and our dedication to the community extends to our involvement in local service projects. We want to contribute to the fabric of our community and be a long-term partner in improving the lives of our neighbors.

The Los Angeles office participates in the food drive for the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic during Thanksgiving season, Robert Half’s annual suit drive for low income job seekers, the “Giving Tree” program for disadvantaged kids with Para Los Niños and volunteers with Midnight Mission to help alleviate homelessness.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: more than 800

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights
  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Competition and Consumer Protection
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance and Board Advisory
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Global Economic Development, Commerce and Government Relations Group
  • Government Relations
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing, Technology and Commercial Contracting
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Private Equity
  • Public-Private Partnerships and Infrastructure
  • Real Estate, Development and Finance
  • Regulatory
  • Renewable Energy and Clean Power
  • Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Tax
  • White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations
Articles

Year in Review: Top Insurance Cases of 2018
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, January 2019

2018 was a busy year for courts deciding insurance coverage disputes. Many of those decisions will shape the coverage landscape for years to come. Policyholders enjoyed their fair share of the wins, including substantial victories in areas involving social engineering to disgorgement of corporate gain. We take this opportunity to reflect on some of the year’s most notable coverage decisions.  Social Engineering 2018 was a banner year for decisions addressing losses resulting from social engineering phishing, spoofing and other schemes of trickery and deception.    - 2nd Cir...

Lawyering Cashierless Technologies
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2018

Brick and mortar retailers are rapidly diversifying checkout and payment methods to combat the erosion of sales to online channels and provide an improved shopping experience for consumers. From self-checkout kiosks, to store-specific mobile applications for payment, scan-as-you-go devices, and even ‘just walk out’ models, retailers are reinventing consumer’s notions of the traditional checkout line by going cashierless. Some estimates predict that these automated technologies could account for 35% of retail sales in the next 20 to 30 years...

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Press

Hunton & Williams and Andrews Kurth Kenyon Vote to Combine Firms
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2018

Hunton & Williams LLP and Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP combined on April 2, 2018, to become Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. Both firms’ partnerships voted overwhelmingly to approve the combination, which will create a 1,000-lawyer firm operating through 15 domestic and five international locations, making it one of the top 50 US legal practices by headcount and anticipated combined revenue. Hunton Andrews Kurth will have approximately 300 lawyers in four Texas offices, more than 200 lawyers in Richmond and more than 150 lawyers in each of New York and Washington...

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...

All press submitted by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Blogs

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives
Hunton Andrews Kurth 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 Andrews Kurth 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 Andrews Kurth 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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