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Hunton & Williams LLP

  • Designation: Richmond
  • Head Count: 707
  • Gross Revenues: $568,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $805,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,000,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

Hunton & Williams is a Richmond-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Hunton & Williams has 707 attorneys and is the 53rd largest firm in the United States.  With $568,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 59th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Hunton & Williams ranked as the 70th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, NC, NY, TN, TX and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 59 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 59 -1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 50 1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 37 -7 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 113 -17 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News


: The National Law Journal : October 05, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Arent Fox Adds Tech Transactions Head, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 04, 2015

Another practice leader leaves Kaye Scholer; Blank Rome bags a handful of new hires; Day Pitney poaches a five-partner real estate team; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Florida Supreme Court Wants to Ban Nonlawyer Referrals

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : September 24, 2015

The court rejects a Florida Bar proposal that would have allowed lawyers to accept referrals from agencies not owned by attorneys.

After Hours: Spotlights Lawyers' Lives Outside Their Offices [SLIDESHOW]

: Daily Report : September 23, 2015

Check out our gallery of photos from recent events for legal professionals. Represented are Miller & Martin, Hunton & Williams and Morgan Clemons.

Global Legal Awards: 2015 Global Finance Deals of the Year

: The American Lawyer : September 22, 2015

The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards in finance recognize the 10 deals that best exemplify the challenges of transnational finance practice, from capital markets offerings to capital restructurings to infrastructure projects.

Rising Stars: Corey Lee

: Daily Business Review : September 16, 2015

Corey Lee, a partner at Hunton & Williams' Miami officel, is a leader at his firm in international data breach issues.

Our Past Picks 2002-2014

: Daily Report : September 16, 2015

See 270 on-the-rise lawyers over the years.

IP Shops See Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 15, 2015

Finnegan Henderson and Kenyon & Kenyon, two top IP-focused firms, see partners peel away on both coasts; Gibson Dunn grows in London; Morgan Lewis adds an Islamic finance expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Hunton & Williams Adds Six Associates in Miami

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : September 14, 2015

The law firm expands to 31 attorneys in its Miami office, adding two attorneys returning from judicial clerkships.

Alston & Bird Opens China Office, Expands in Europe

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : September 08, 2015

Alston & Bird is expanding abroad, opening an office in Beijing and adding three lawyers who handle privacy and data security to its Brussels outpost.

Opposing Counsel Join in Bid to Preserve $5.7B Credit Card Pact

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : September 03, 2015

Opposing counsel in a class action against Visa and MasterCard each claim the $5.7 billion settlement was not tainted by inappropriate communications between two lawyers who they say played limited roles on opposite sides of the litigation.

Hunton & Williams Partner Wins Appellate Reversals for Giant Food Company

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : September 02, 2015

Miami attorney Michael Mueller won two appellate reversals for Tyson Foods, wiping out $24 million in class action awards.

IN BRIEF: Trial Opens in Bank Suit

: The National Law Journal : August 31, 2015

A number of current and former NFL players, including free agent Santana Moss, attended the first week of a federal negligence trial against BB&T Bank in Miami. Plus more from and other ALM publications.

Husband of Ex-Partner at NY Law Firms Admits to Role in Scam

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 27, 2015

Melvin Feliz admitted in court that he and his wife, Keila Ravelo, carried out a scheme involving phony litigation-support companies while she was with Hunton & Williams from 2005 to 2010, and continued when she worked at Willkie Farr & Gallagher from 2010 to 2014.

Litigator of the Week: Michael Mueller of Hunton & Williams

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : August 27, 2015

Mueller knocked out a pair of wage-and-hour class actions against Tyson Foods this week, even as he and his longtime client face an even bigger test at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Shout-Out: Latham & Watkins

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : August 26, 2015

It's been a big week for lawyers at Latham & Watkins, who chalked up major wins in insurance and antitrust disputes.

Ex-Big Law Partner's Husband Pleads Guilty to Bilking Firms

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 26, 2015

The husband of a former partner at two large New York law firms has admitted to his role in a scheme using phony litigation support companies to defraud the firms of more than $7 million.

Legal Experts Weigh In On Court Ruling in Favor of FTC Authority Over Data Breaches

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : August 26, 2015

Wyndham ruling "nails the coffin shut" on FTC's authority to go after companies following a cyberbreach.

Willkie Partner's Email Trail Sinks AmEx Settlement

Christine Simmons : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

A judge found that communications between a plaintiffs attorney and a Willkie partner "tainted" the deal.

Beware the SEC's Sweeping Definition of Books, Records

Matthew P. Bosher : Corporate Counsel : August 20, 2015

The agency applies a much broader definition of "books" that seems to encompass every piece of paper and data in a company's possession.

Cybersecurity Data Sharing Is Now Available to Law Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 19, 2015

Law firms now have access to a platform that allows them to share data on cybersecurity threats anonymously. Several chief information officers and data security directors said they expected wide participation, although they expressed some reservations.

3 Ways to Trim Self-Inflicted Harm in Internal Probes

Frank E. Emory Jr. and Ryan G. Rich : Corporate Counsel : August 18, 2015

When not conducted carefully, internal investigations can cause more harm than good. But an organization can protect itself.

Counsel's 'Egregious' Conduct Upsets Credit Card Settlement

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : August 05, 2015

In a stunning decision Tuesday, Eastern District Judge Nicholas Garaufis assailed "the improper and disappointing conduct" of Gary Friedman, plaintiffs counsel in credit card litigation between retailers and American Express, for talking behind the scenes with Keila Ravelo, who represented MasterCard in a separate but similar lawsuit brought by the same retailers.

Jones Day Nabs Pair of Big Mining and Media Bankruptcies

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015

Bankruptcy filings might be down 12 percent over the past year, according to a recent report released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, but Jones Day has landed key roles on two new notable filings on the business bankruptcy docket.

Retailers Move to Upset Credit Card Pact

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : July 30, 2015

Dozens of retailers in a class action against American Express are urging the court to reject a proposed settlement because co-lead plaintiff counsel "has betrayed the class he purports to represent by secretly collaborating" with a former partner at Willkie Farr who represented an adversary, MasterCard.

Judge Declines to Dismiss Claims Against Proskauer and Chadbourne

Anita Abedian : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

The two firms, along with Greenberg Traurig and Hunton & Williams, are still fighting claims that they helped facilitate R. Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme.

In Supreme Court Advocacy, Big Law Still Rules

David L. Brown : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Am Law 200 firms get the lion's share of oral argument, an analysis finds.

Lessons We Learned in Winning A Union Election

Gregory B. Robertson and Ryan A. Glasgow : Corporate Counsel : July 23, 2015

Lawyers describe how they helped a company defeat a "quickie" vote under the NLRB's new rules.

The American Lawyer Names 2015 Global Legal Award Winners

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015

The contest attracted 225 strong entries across 30 categories, and honors firms and legal departments involved in the globe's most distinguished deals, disputes and social initiatives.

Dust-Up Over Ex-Willkie Partner Roils Megabucks Credit Card Case

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Merchants in a multibillion-dollar antitrust case against MasterCard say a plaintiffs lawyer should lose $32 million in fees for purportedly sharing confidential documents with former Willkie partner Keila Ravelo.