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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP  

Legal Services | D.C., USA

tel: (202) 955 1500 | fax: (202) 778 2201
1900 K Street NW | Washington | D.C. | 20006 | USA

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP's Overview

Established in 1967, Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Washington office provides services to a wide variety of clients in diverse areas of the law. Along with New York, it is the firm’s second-largest office with more than 150 lawyers. Because of our location in the nation’s capital, our lawyers are deeply involved in the workings of the federal government—from the US Supreme Court, to Congress, to the White House and federal agencies.

Our lawyers handle cutting-edge matters in a diverse range of practices, including bond finance; competition and antitrust; energy regulation; environmental law; food and drug regulatory law; general commercial litigation and transactions; intellectual property; labor and immigration; project finance and development; and real estate finance. Counted among our professionals are former senior regulators, federal prosecutors, high-level legislative staff members, and prominent transactional, intellectual property and environmental practitioners. The office additionally houses a number of lawyers seasoned in the practice of corporate and securities law, project finance, international transactions and other business issues.

Our Washington lawyers enthusiastically take part in a wide variety of pro bono efforts, contributing to organizations such as the Children’s Law Center, the DC Legal Aid Society, the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services, AARP Legal Services for the Elderly, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the DC Bar Community Economic Development Project.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1967
  • Lawyers Worldwide: more than 1000


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


Kevin Hahm

Kevin HahmPartner

Terri Lacy

Terri LacyPartner

Elbert Lin

Elbert LinPartner

Wally Martinez

Wally MartinezManaging Partner

Yisun Song

Yisun SongPartner


Of Counsel

Virginia Albrecht

Virginia S. AlbrechtSpecial Counsel

Mark Bierbower

Mark B. BierbowerSenior Counsel

Edward Colbert

Edward T. ColbertSpecial Counsel

Andrea Field

Andrea FieldSpecial Counsel

Robert Grey

Robert Grey, Jr.Senior Counsel

Markus Heyder

Markus HeyderVice President and Senior Policy Counselor, The Centre for Information Policy Leadership

Suzan Kern

Suzan KernCounsel

Ronald Meisburg

Ronald MeisburgSpecial Counsel

Henry Nickel

Henry V. NickelSpecial Counsel

Charles Ossola

Charles D. OssolaSpecial Counsel

Alejandro Silva

Alejandro SilvaInternational Counsel*

Aimee Soucie

Aimee N. SoucieSpecial Counsel

John Steele

John SteeleSpecial Counsel

Samuel Wolff

Samuel WolffSpecial Counsel


Josefina Augusto

Josefina AugustoSenior Immigration Advisor

Lauren Bachtel

Lauren A. BachtelSenior Attorney

Andrea Calem

Andrea R. CalemSenior Attorney

Fred Cate

Fred H. CateSenior Policy Advisor, Centre for Information Policy Leadership (Non-firm)

Gia Cribbs

Gia V. CribbsSenior Attorney

Sherry Fisher

Sherry L. FisherEnvironmental Policy Advisor

Roderick Hastie

Roderick B. HastieSenior Director of Governmental Relations

Suzanne Haynie

Suzanne E. HaynieSenior Attorney

Terry McAuliffe

Terry R. McAuliffeGlobal Strategy Advisor, Centre for Information Policy Leadership

Richard Pavlak

Richard PavlakSenior Environmental Project Analyst

Donald Wheeler

Donald J. WheelerSenior Investigator

Courtland Witherup

Courtland WitherupImmigration Practice Advisor

Tomoko Yota

Tomoko YotaPatent Agent

Brian Zimmet

Brian M. ZimmetSenior Attorney


Clear as Mud? Understanding The Fed's Change in Control Rules and Common Inadvertent Violations
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2020

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the “OCC”), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) each have regulations implementing the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) (“CIBCA”), which essentially requires a person, or group of persons, to file a notice with the banking agency and receive its clearance before acquiring “control” of a bank or bank holding company...

Court Rejects Challenge to M&A Transaction Despite Activist Pressure
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2020

 In Rudd v. Brown, the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed a stockholder’s claim that directors had breached their fiduciary duties by pursuing a sale of the company to avoid a proxy contest threatened by an activist hedge fund.1 The court held that the plaintiff had not successfully challenged the directors’ independence with conclusory allegations that the directors approved a sale at an allegedly inadequate price to avoid a potentially embarrassing proxy contest in which they might lose their board positions. Background The litigation arose from the 2015 sale of Outerwall, Inc., the operator of Redbox kiosks, to a private equity firm...

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Hunton Andrews Kurth Advises on NiSource Inc.’s $2 Billion SEC-Registered Debt Offerings and Concurrent Debt Tender Offers
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2020

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by NiSource Inc. (“NiSource”) of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 0.950% Notes due 2025 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 1.700% Notes due 2031. Proceeds from the sale of the notes were used, in part, to fund NiSource’s concurrent cash tender offers to purchase certain of its outstanding notes (the “Concurrent Tender Offers”). Hunton Andrews Kurth represented the dealer manager in connection with the Concurrent Tender Offers...

Hunton Advises on Florida Power & Light Company $1.1 Billion First Mortgage Bond Offering
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of First Mortgage Bonds, 2.85% Series due April 1, 2025. FPL was incorporated under the laws of Florida in 1925 and is a rate-regulated electric utility engaged primarily in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy in Florida. FPL is the largest electric utility in the state of Florida and one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S...

All press submitted by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP


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
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Updates, Analysis and Breaking News for Commercial Policyholders

Pipeline Law
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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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