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Hunton & Williams LLP

  • Designation: Richmond
  • Head Count: 696
  • Gross Revenues: $528,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $760,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $950,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Hunton & Williams is a Richmond-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Hunton & Williams has 696 attorneys and is the 56th largest firm in the United States.  With $528,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 62nd on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2015 Global 100 survey, Hunton & Williams ranked as the 76th 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 62 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 62 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 53 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 35 2 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 108 5 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Cognicion Launches for Cost Certainty, Containment and E-Discovery

Juliana Kenny : Legaltech News : July 08, 2016

The company, aimed at the midtier legal market, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunton & Williams.

Privacy Shield Approved by EU Member States, Set to Land Next Week

Ricci Dipshan : Legaltech News : July 08, 2016

The agreement's approval comes after final negotiations concluded on the eve of the Brexit vote.

China's Proposed Data Localization Cybersecurity Law Catches Eye of U.S. Tech Companies

Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : July 01, 2016

The law could require 'operators of key information infrastructure' to maintain personal information collected and produced within China

Haynes and Boone Tie-Up Breaks Trans-Atlantic Merger Drought

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

New data on law firm mergers this year shows fewer international deals and a slowdown in major combinations.

Special Master in Takata Case Recommends Broader Document Release

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : June 27, 2016

Honda and BMW should turn over documents related to Takata air bag problems other than explosions, a special master recommended in a small victory for the Takata litigation plaintiffs.

Joel Feldman, 35

: Daily Report : June 23, 2016

Serving as a peer lawyer in one of the first teen courts in the nation, Joel Feldman gained early exposure to his destined career.

W. Ray Persons

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : June 23, 2016

W. Ray Persons, a senior litigation partner at King & Spalding, says he developed the persuasive powers integral to his career by selling encyclopedias door to door while working his way through college.

Jason M. Beach, 38

: Daily Report : June 23, 2016

Beach, who grew up in Collierville, Tenn., was encouraged by a speech and debate coach to seek a career where he could use his storytelling gifts.


: The National Law Journal : June 20, 2016

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Dentons, Referral Industry Square Off Ahead of New Network Launch

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : June 18, 2016

A month after Dentons suggested law firms and their clients should abandon “pay-to-play” networks for international legal referrals and announced its own new network, the referral industry is fighting back.

Cyber Issues Forge New Expectations Among Executives, General Counsel and Law Firms

Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : June 10, 2016

Bloomberg BNA's Big Law Business Summit brought together a panel of experts to discuss the nature of cybersecurity in the modern enterprise environment.

Deal Watch: Paul Weiss Ponies Up in Skyscraper Sale

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 09, 2016

The $1.65 billion sale of New York's 1285 Sixth Avenue saw more than 50 partners from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison—a key tenant in the office tower—invest roughly $10 million in the transaction.