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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 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
Professionals
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...

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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...