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Hunton & Williams Listed in 2016 Chambers Latin America
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP and partner Fernando Alonso have been included in Chambers Latin America 2016 rankings and commentary in the categories Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A. The firm is recognized for its counseling of clients in corporate and project financings across Latin America, and for its acumen on PPP throughout the Americas...

Hunton & Williams Listed in 2016 Chambers Latin America
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP and partner Fernando Alonso have been included in Chambers Latin America 2016 rankings and commentary in the categories Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A. The firm is recognized for its counseling of clients in corporate and project financings across Latin America, and for its acumen on PPP throughout the Americas...

Florida Power & Light Company $400 Million Debt Tender Offer
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP advised J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as Dealer Manager in Florida Power & Light Company’s tender offer of $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of various First Mortgage Bonds. Florida Power & Light Company is the third-largest electric utility in the United States, serving approximately 4.8 million customer accounts across nearly half of the state of Florida...

FTC Advertising Practices Division Chief of Staff Phyllis Marcus Joins Global Competition Group
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2015
Virginia, United States of America

WASHINGTON ― Hunton & Williams LLP continues the expansion of its advertising, consumer protection, and privacy practices with the arrival of Phyllis Hurwitz Marcus, who most recently served as Chief of Staff of the Division of Advertising Practices at the Federal Trade Commission. Marcus will join the firm’s global competition group as counsel in Washington...

Hunton Recognized in GIR 100 for White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations Practice
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams has been featured in the GIR 100, a new independent guide to the world’s best firms for international investigations according to the London-based Global Investigations Review...

T. Justin “Jay” Moore III was selected among The National Law Journal’s M&A Trailblazers for 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams partner T. Justin “Jay” Moore III was selected among The National Law Journal’s M&A Trailblazers for 2015. Moore is recognized among those who have contributed to the M&A landscape through innovative strategies. Moore leads the firm’s corporate practice, and he is known for closing even the most complex deals with great proficiency and composure over his 30-year career...

John Beardsworth Now Chair-Elect of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law, Third-oldest Section in ABA
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP partner John J. Beardsworth Jr. has begun a one-year term as Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law followed by a one-year term as Chair. Beardsworth was elected at the annual ABA meeting in August...

Wally Martinez Featured in Lawdragon’s Lawyer Limelight Series
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

NEW YORK — Hunton & Williams LLP managing partner Wally Martinez was featured in Lawdragon’s popular Lawyer Limelight series. Martinez, who was a founding partner of the firm’s Miami office, had left the firm in 2004 to join Diageo North America, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. He returned to Hunton & Williams in 2006 to become managing partner...

Hunton & Williams Represents Promerica Financial Corp in Acquisition of Citi Consumer and Banking Business in Guatemala
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP advised Promerica Financial Corp. (Promerica) in its acquisition of Banco Citibank de Guatemala, S.A. and three affiliate entities, through which Citibank operates its consumer and banking business in Guatemala...

China Needs To Add Privacy Concerns Manuel Maisog Tells China Economic Review
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Special Report: Chinese e-commerce's rush into online finance could put countless users' data at risk China Economic Review │ September 17, 2015 Manuel Maisog discusses the need to regulate the use of personal data and preserve privacy, as internet-based banking opportunities continue to increase in China...

Hunton & Williams advises the underwriters for the sale of $700 million of equity units of NextEra Energy, Inc
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP advised the underwriters for the sale of $700 million of equity units of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE). Each equity unit consisted of a purchase contract issued by NEE and initially a 5% undivided beneficial ownership interest in a Series H Debenture due September 1, 2020 issued in the principal amount of $1,000 by NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc...

Hunton & Williams LLP Welcomes Eight to Miami Office
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces the addition of eight lawyers to its Miami office: senior attorney Stefano D’Aniello and associates Terron L. Clark, Douglas C. Dreier, Camilo A. Mejia, Román Ortega-Cowan, Susanne Schurad, Rail Seoane, and Edrei G. Swanson. “These lawyers bring individual talent, strengths, and experiences to the firm...

Hunton & Williams Ranked in The Legal 500 Latin America 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP has been recognized in The Legal 500 Latin America 2015 for its well-established Latin America practice. This is the fourth year the firm has consecutively been acknowledged in the International Firms category...

Hunton & Williams Advises Nigeria in $237M World Bank Energy Financing
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

NEW YORK — Hunton & Williams LLP advised the Nigerian Ministry of Finance and Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC (known as NBET) in the signing of World Bank Partial Risk Guarantees in connection with the project financing of Azura-Edo, a 450MW independent power plant located near Benin City, the capital of Edo State in southern Nigeria...

MIAMI ATTORNEY WINS REVERSALS IN CLASS ACTIONS AGAINST TYSON
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Miami attorney Michael Mueller won two appellate reversals for longtime client Tyson Foods Inc., wiping out $24 million in class action awards in two labor disputes. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled Aug. 26 that Tyson didn’t specifically agree to pay employees for time spent donning and doffing protective equipment...

Fernando Alonso Nominated by LACCA as Region’s Leading Business Lawyer
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

2016 Latin American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Report September 2015 Fernando Alonso was nominated by members of The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as among LACCA-Approved leading Corporate/M&A business lawyers. His profile appears on page 159 in the 2016 Latin American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Report...

Wendell Taylor Discusses Rising Cost of Investigations with LACCA
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Battling the Rising Cost of Investigations 2016 Latin American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Report - LACCA International │ September 2015 Wendell Taylor provides commentary about preparation and potential costs to investigate, as the Department of Justice and the SEC become more aggressive with pursing FCPA cases and enforcing actions against companies...

Corey Lee Named Among Daily Business Review 2015 Rising Stars
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

MIAMI —Hunton & Williams LLP partner Corey Lee has been selected as one of Daily Business Review’s 2015 Rising Stars. Award recipients are recognized as innovators who demonstrate strong leadership qualities and are committed to pro bono, charitable and professional volunteer work in South Florida...

Litigator of the Week: Michael Mueller of Hunton & Williams, American Lawyer
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Meat and poultry workers have fired off a slew of class action lawsuits against Tyson Foods Inc. over the years, complaining that the meat processing giant stiffs them on wages. But you’ll hear no complaints from the company’s go-to outside lawyer, Michael Mueller, who estimates that he’s represented Tyson in 35 such cases...

AmLaw Names Michael Mueller ‘Litigator of the Week’ for Back-to-Back Appellate Wins
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

In recognition of two appellate victories for a firm client in separate wage and hour class actions, American Lawyer named Michael Mueller its “Litigator of the Week” (Litigation Daily, August 27)...

Hunton & Williams LLP Again Ranked Among Top 50 International Law Firms in Latin America
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

MIAMI — Hunton & Williams LLP was once again selected as one of the Top 50 Law Firms in Latin America by Latinvex. In addition, Hunton & Williams was ranked among the top firms in the Banking & Finance Law Firm subcategory...

Hunton & Williams LLP Named Among 50 Best Law Firms for Women
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Virginia, United States of America

WASHINGTON — July 31, 2015 — Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC named Hunton & Williams LLP one of their 2015 “50 Best Law Firms for Women.” The winning firms were chosen for their family friendly policies and career development initiatives that are helping retain women lawyers and advance them into the leadership pipeline...

Hunton & Williams Again Named Among Top 100 “Best Companies to Work for” by Florida Trend
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP was named for the fifth time to be among Florida's Top 100 "Best Companies to Work For" by Florida Trend magazine. The complete list of companies recognized is available in Florida Trend’s August 2015 edition. This year Hunton & Williams LLP ranked second in the “Best Large Companies” category, which includes businesses comprised of 250 or more employees...

Uriel Mendieta Listed in ‘Latin America’s Rising Legal Stars: Partners to Watch’ by Latinvex
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces partner Uriel Mendieta, of the firm’s Latin America practice, has been listed among “Latin America’s Rising Legal Stars: Partners to Watch” by Latinvex. Mendieta is one of 50 rising stars selected from international law firms across the United States, London, Mexico City, Sao Paulo and the Cayman Islands doing business in the region...

Tom Julin Honored as 2015 Legal Elite
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Tom Julin has been selected as one of Florida Trend’s - Florida Legal Elite for 2015 for Commercial Litigation. Florida Trend’s Legal Elite is a peer recognized program honoring lawyers representing different practice areas in cities across the state who exemplify a standard of excellence in their profession...

Jamie Isani Receives 2015 ‘Up & Comer Award’ from South Florida Business & Wealth
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2015
Virginia, United States of America

MIAMI ― Hunton & Williams LLP’s Jamie Isani, a partner based in the firm’s Miami office, has been awarded the 2015 Up & Comer Award in Law for Miami-Dade County by South Florida Business & Wealth magazine and Lifestyle Media group. Isani was selected as the winner from among seven finalists...

Hunton & Williams Advises GoTo Networks on First Direct Undersea Cable System Connecting Australia, Africa, and the Middle East
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP is advising GoTo Networks, Inc. in respect of its construction and development of the Australia West Express (AWE) submarine cable system, which, when completed, is expected to be the first direct undersea cable between Australia, the Middle East, and Africa...

Hunton & Williams’ Privacy Practice Receives Global Tier 1 Ranking by Chambers
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces the firm’s global privacy and cybersecurity practice was again ranked in Tier 1 by Chambers & Partners in their 2015 Global and USA guides. Over the last eight years, the firm has been recognized by Chambers Global, Chambers UK and Chambers USA as a Tier 1 firm for privacy and data protection...

Hunton & Williams Announces Standings in Chambers USA 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, May 2015
Virginia, United States of America

New York — Hunton & Williams LLP announces it was recognized in 30 practices (9 nationally and 21 regionally) in Chambers USA 2015, and that 85 lawyers earned 88 individual rankings in their respective practice areas...

Hunton & Williams Named Among America’s Top Corporate Law Firms
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, May 2015
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK ― Hunton & Williams LLP has been named among the top 25 law firms in Corporate Board Member magazine’s 15th annual survey of “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms,” which asked general counsel and directors of publicly traded companies what firms they would “most likely turn to for corporate legal matters of national scope...

Lawdragon Names Wally Martinez Among Its 500 Leading Lawyers in America
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, April 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Wally Martinez has been named among the 2014-2015 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, an annual listing of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals who are considered the best and most powerful of their profession in America. The 500 list is determined through Lawdragon’s own editorial research, from law firm submissions, and by votes and comments through online voting...

Hunton & Williams Named Finalists in M&A Advisor’s International Annual M&A Advisor Awards
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK ― Hunton & Williams LLP has been recognized as a finalist in two categories for M&A Advisor’s 7th Annual International M&A Awards, which recognizes the top international deals, dealmakers and firms conducting transactions in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Australia. Winners will be announced April 28...

Hunton & Williams LLP Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250, 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP’s Latin America practice has been recognized in the International section of the 2015 edition of Latin Lawyer 250, The Definitive Guide to the Leading Business Law Firms of Latin America. The Latin America practice is ranked in the areas of Corporate and M&A and Banking & Finance. Hunton & Williams’ lawyers are also recognized individually in various disciplines...

Hunton & Williams LLP Partners Walter Andrews, Michael Mueller Focus on Florida Market Clients
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP welcomes partners Walter J. Andrews, of the firm’s McLean office, and Michael J. Mueller, of the firm’s Washington office, to its Miami office...

Partners Walter Andrews, Michael Mueller Focus on Florida Market Clients
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Florida, United States of America

MIAMI — March 5, 2015 —Hunton & Williams LLP welcomes partners Walter J. Andrews, of the firm’s McLean office, and Michael J. Mueller, of the firm’s Washington office, to its Miami office...

David Yates Receives International Law Office Client Choice Award
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Georgia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces Atlanta partner David R. Yates has received an International Law Office “Client Choice Award” for excellent client service in the mergers and acquisitions category. Yates is the exclusive winner in this category for the state of Georgia...

Hunton & Williams Represents Lenders on Approx. $4.37B Texas LNG Export Facility Financing
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, December 2014
New York, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP successfully represented Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), and a group of commercial banks on a $4...

Hunton & Williams LLP Recognized in The Legal 500 Latin America in 2014 For A Third Consecutive Year
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP has been recognized in The Legal 500 Latin America for its well-established Latin America practice, for a third consecutive year. Alongside the firm, the lawyers listed below were recommended in the following international sections of the guide: International Banking & Finance, International Corporate/M&A, and International Projects & Energy...

Hunton & Williams Continues National Growth, Carol Fernandez Returns to Corporate and Latin America Practices
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces the expansion of its global corporate and Latin America practices with the return of Carol Fernandez to its Miami office. Fernandez joins the firm following eight years with firm client Diageo, where she most recently served as regional counsel responsible for M&A activities in Latin America...

Six at Hunton & Williams Named South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces six of its Miami-based lawyers have been listed in the 2014 edition of South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, a resource of South Florida’s lawyers who have earned an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Fernando C...

Hunton & Williams’ Latin America Practice Honored by Chambers - Receives Chambers Latin America Award for Excellence for International Counsel in Latin America, Law Firm of the Year
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces it has received the 2014 Chambers Latin America Award for Excellence for International Counsel in Latin America, Law Firm of the Year in Corporate & Finance (Florida-based). These awards recognize the achievements of law firms working in Latin America...

Dealmakers Q&A: Hunton & Williams’ Carl Schwartz
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2014
New York, United States of America

Co-head of Hunton & Williams LLP's global real estate practice, Carl F. Schwartz has led numerous high-profile and complicated deals across the country. Recently, he advised DTH Capital Inc. in connection with a $240 million construction loan with respect to 20 Exchange Place, the landmark Art Deco building built in 1931...

Hunton & Williams LLP Ranked Among Latin America’s Top 50 International Law Firms
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP was selected as one of the Top 50 Law Firms in Latin America by LatinVex. The firm was ranked in the subcategory of the Top 25 Banking and Finance Law Firms. “It is an honor to be recognized as one of the top international law firms working in Latin America...

Fourteen at Hunton & Williams LLP Named ‘Lawyers of the Year’ by Best Lawyers 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
D.C., United States of America

WASHINGTON — August 22, 2014 — Hunton & Williams LLP announces 14 lawyers were named “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers 2015, in their respective practice categories and cities. Tyler P. Brown, Richmond, Virginia — Bankruptcy / Insolvency Barry R. Davidson, Miami, Florida — Litigation-Antitrust John D. Epps, Richmond, Virginia — Litigation-Product Liability Kevin J...

Seven at Hunton & Williams in Miami Listed as The Best Lawyers in America© 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces that five partners and two special counsel from its Miami office have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). • Fernando C. Alonso (Banking and Finance Law) Alonso is chairman of the Latin America practice group...

Dealmakers Q&A: Hunton & Williams’ Susan Failla, Law360
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
New York, United States of America

Susan S. Failla dedicates her practice to corporate finance, securities offerings, domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and securities law compliance at Hunton & Williams LLP. She has led capital markets transactions totaling more than $100 billion for companies in the consumer products, energy, information services and financial services industries...

Three Selected as 2014 Rising Stars by Daily Business Review
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
Florida, United States of America

Gustavo J. Membiela, Jamie Zysk Isani and Uriel A. Mendieta were selected as 2014 Rising Stars by the Daily Business Review. http://www.hunton...

Hunton & Williams LLP Named Among 50 Best Law Firms for Women
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK — August 5, 2014 — Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC named Hunton & Williams LLP one of their 2014 “50 Best Law Firms for Women.” The winning firms were chosen for their family friendly policies and career development initiatives that are helping retain women lawyers and advance them into the leadership pipeline...

Hunton & Williams Among Top 100 ‘Best Companies to Work’ in Florida
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP was named for the fourth year among Florida’s Top 100 “Best Companies to Work For” by Florida Trend magazine. The complete list of companies recognized is available in Florida Trend’s August 2014 edition. This year Hunton & Williams LLP ranked 11th in the “Best Large Companies” category, which includes businesses of 250 or more employees...

Florida Governor Rick Scott Appoints Juan Enjamio to Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP’s Juan C. Enjamio was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nomination Commission. Enjamio, one of twenty-seven individuals across the state appointed to nine Judicial Nominating Commissions, is managing partner of the firm’s Miami office and head of the labor and employment team in Miami...

 

 


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