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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP  

Legal Services | Georgia, USA

https://www.huntonak.com/en/
tel: +404 888 4000 | fax: +404 888 4190
Bank of America Plaza | Atlanta | Georgia | 30308 | USA


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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP's Overview

The Atlanta office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, established in 1988, blends the advantages of an international platform with the accessibility of a local firm. Our lawyers advise clients on the full range of issues relevant to leading corporations doing business in the southeastern United States and worldwide.

Lawyers in our Atlanta office are well-positioned to serve the firm’s national and international clients. We provide a complete range of legal services, from our highly-ranked commercial lending practice to our award-winning litigation services, including financial services litigation, class action defense, product liability litigation, real estate disputes, insurance recovery, environmental litigation, labor and employment matters, and complex commercial litigation. In addition, the Atlanta office has extensive capabilities in municipal finance and tax-exempt bond transactions, privacy and cybersecurity, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. These capabilities are complemented by our industry-specific knowledge of financial services, retail and consumer products, energy, real estate, chemicals production, manufacturing, telecommunications, health care and life sciences.

At Hunton Andrews Kurth, we believe that the practice of law is a service to society. That is why we are committed to providing pro bono legal services to those in our communities that cannot afford to pay for a lawyer. In 1995, the firm opened a neighborhood office in southeast Atlanta, the Southside Legal Center, which serves low-income residents by counseling and representing them in the areas of adoption, business law, domestic relations, landlord/tenant relations and real estate. In keeping with the changing times and in order not to limit its geographic reach, the Southside Legal Center was converted to a virtual office in October 2015 and continues to serve Atlanta’s communities. In fact, in October 2016, we celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Southside Legal Center. Our lawyers also provide pro bono legal services to Atlanta area nonprofit organizations. For the ninth consecutive year, 100 percent of the lawyers in the Atlanta office performed pro bono work representing indigent individuals and non-profit organizations.

Our lawyers and staff are also involved in many Atlanta-area projects, including Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.’s Grandparent/Relative Caregiver Project; Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s Saturday Lawyer Project; Atlanta Community Food Bank’s Food Drives and Crossroads Ministries.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1988
  • Lawyers Worldwide: more than 1000

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

Biden's Nominee to Lead OSHA May Signal Increased Enforcement Scrutiny
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, April 2021

President Joseph R. Biden on April 12 nominated current Cal/OSHA Chief Doug Parker to lead federal OSHA.  If confirmed, employers should prepare for the potential that California-style enforcement may reach the federal law. President Biden has pledged to make improved working conditions a central tenet of his administration, including support for changes to federal OSHA and the National Labor Relations Act.  Parker’s nomination is consistent with a trend towards increased enforcement of employers by federal regulators. Cal/OSHA and COVID-19  Parker could make an immediate impact with respect to COVID-19 enforcement efforts by federal OSHA...

Insurer Denies Coverage for Deal Litigation Despite Bank Purchasing Runoff Coverage for Pre-Acquisition Alleged Wrongful Acts
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, April 2021

Everest National Insurance Company has filed a lawsuit denying any obligation to cover a post-acquisition lawsuit by a credit union alleging fraud against two banks and their executives. The seller paid additional premium for an extended reporting period to report claims based on pre-acquisition wrongful conduct, but the insurer denied coverage on the ground that any claims asserted by the buyer are excluded under the D&O policy’s “insured vs. insured” exclusion...

All articles submitted by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Press

Hunton Andrews Kurth Advises Underwriters in Connection with WEC Energy Group, Inc.’s $600 Million Senior Notes Offering
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2021

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP represented the underwriters in connection with an SEC-registered offering by WEC Energy Group, Inc. (WEC) of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 0.80% Senior Notes due March 15, 2024. The transaction closed on March 19, 2021. WEC is a public utility holding company whose wholly-owned subsidiaries are primarily engaged in the business of providing regulated electricity service in Wisconsin and Michigan and regulated natural gas service in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota...

Hunton Andrews Kurth Senior Counsel Robert Grey Jr. Receives American Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, January 2021

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP senior counsel Robert Grey Jr. has received The American Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his longstanding contributions to the legal profession. Grey, president of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, was among six Lifetime Achievement honorees who were recognized in a virtual event on Jan. 14. The award is given annually to those who have made an indelible mark on the legal industry with significant contributions to both the profession and to broader society over careers spanning several decades...

All press submitted by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Blogs

Blockchain Legal Resource
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Analysis and Insight in Blockchain Law

Business Immigration Insights
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Moving Top Talent and Managing Risk

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,...

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Updates, Analysis and Breaking News for Commercial Policyholders

Pipeline Law
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Connecting You To the Flow of Latest News and Industry Information

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...

The Nickel Report
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 

Trends and Developments in Energy and Environmental Law

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