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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 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Hunton & Williams has 726 attorneys and is the 50th 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 2013 Global 100 survey, Hunton & Williams ranked as the 69th 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

Business Lawyers Prepare for Open Carry

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : May 21, 2015

Will businesses allow open carry? Lawyers say if a business prohibits open carry, it needs procedures if a customer has a gun. Lawyers are divided about whether allowing open carry brings litigation risks.

INADMISSIBLE: Justice Dept. Loses Laptop Search Dispute

: The National Law Journal : May 18, 2015

Federal agents do not have unlimited power to search laptops and other electronic devices without a warrant at the border, including airports, a federal judge in Washington has ruled. Plus more in this week's column.

Greenberg Traurig Adds Two Real Estate Teams in Warsaw

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

The additions come from Allen & Overy and Norton Rose Fulbright and bring Greenberg Traurig's attorney count in Warsaw to 80, with 30 lawyers working in the region's real estate industry.

Accounting Firm's Legal Arm Expands in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Surrounded by Dentists, Lawyer Spots a Niche to Fill

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 12, 2015

After 11 years as a real estate litigator, Angele Rishi is developing a niche legal practice focused on dentists.

Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence

: New York Law Journal : May 07, 2015

The Federal Bar Council presented the Learned Hand Medal for Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Tuesday at the bar council's annual Law Day Dinner, which drew about 850 attendees.

Nelson Mullins Starts REIT Practice With Baker Donelson Partner

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 06, 2015

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has started a REIT practice by snagging a partner, Mike Rafter, from Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz.

A Return To Court For Sudan

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

For almost a decade, Sudanese officials largely ignored lawsuits in the United States that accused the country of aiding terrorists who bombed two U.S. embassies in 1998. Billions of dollars in damages were awarded to victims and their families. Sudan last year jumped back in.

McKenna Defections Mount Ahead of Merger, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2015

Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman pick up partners from McKenna Long & Aldridge as the latter prepares to merge with Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis and Mayer Brown make European antitrust hires; a Sidley Austin litigator flies solo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Frenzy Pushes Past Online Goal, But Battle Continues

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : May 01, 2015

Having surpassed organizers' online fundraising goal, firms were battling it out for bragging rights as the fourth annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy drew to a close on Friday.

As Deadline Looms, Food Frenzy Needs $7K

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : April 30, 2015

With a surge of online donations, the Georgia legal community on Thursday came within striking distance of reaching this year's Legal Food Frenzy goal before the contest ends on Friday.

Holland & Knight Snags 2 Lawyers to Serve Atlanta's Growing Payments Sector

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 30, 2015

Holland & Knight continues its Atlanta hiring spree, adding its fourth partner this month, G. Roth Kehoe, and Robert Green as senior counsel, both from Hunton & Williams. The two corporate lawyers represent electronic payments processing companies, one of Atlanta's biggest but most invisible industries.

With Two Days Left, Frenzy Seeks $30K for Hungry Children

Jonathan Ringel : Daily Report : April 29, 2015

The Georgia legal community has raised nearly $70,000 for the state's food banks, but a big push will need to occur to reach the goal of $100,000 by Friday, the last day of the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy.

With Three Days to Go, Frenzy $41K Short of Online Goal

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : April 28, 2015

The Georgia legal community has until Friday to raise more than $41,000 in additional funds for the state's food banks in order to meet the online fundraising goal for this year's Georgia Legal Food Frenzy.

IP Lawyer Rejoins Former K&Sers at Meunier Carlin

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 28, 2015

Intellectual property litigator John Harbin has left King & Spalding for local IP boutique Meunier Carlin & Curfman.

Weinberg Wheeler Pulls Ahead in Food Frenzy Online Race

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : April 27, 2015

With the back half of this year's Georgia Legal Food Frenzy underway, the litigation firm Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial has taken the lead in the online fundraising race.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Four firms announce new additions, while general counsel have been hired at real estate private equity and asset management firm Savanna and Turing Pharmaceuticals AG.

McKenna Long Tax Chief Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 26, 2015

The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both make bulk hires from smaller firms; a Jones Day bankruptcy baron returns; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Kilpatrick Leads Food Frenzy Online, But Habachy Could Defend Cup

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : April 24, 2015

As the first week of the Georgia legal community's campaign to help the state's food banks drew to a close on Friday, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton had raised the most money online.

Food Frenzy Is One-Third of the Way to Online Goal; Daily Report Cracks Top 10

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : April 23, 2015

By late afternoon on Thursday, the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy was about a third of the way toward its online fundraising goal, with the legal community having raised more than $33,000 for the state's food banks.

Kilpatrick Townsend Overtakes Hanna in Food Frenzy

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : April 22, 2015

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton has let it be known it will be a force to be reckoned with in this year's competition to benefit the state's food banks, pulling ahead of the Marietta consumer debt collection firm of Frederick Hanna in the online fundraising race.

Savanna Invests in Outside Counsel as New GC

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 22, 2015

Valerie Kitay is leaving Hunton & Williams to lead the Savanna law department.

Should Cadwalader Be on Yale Law Women's Top 10 List?

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : April 22, 2015

Despite low female partner rates, the firm gets Yale Law Women's top honors.

Fred Hanna's Firm Leads Food Frenzy Online Race

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : April 21, 2015

By late afternoon on the second day of a competition to benefit the state's food banks, Georgia's lawyers had raised nearly $20,000 online.

Legal Aid's Annual Campaign Features GC Auction in May

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 20, 2015

The annual campaign raises money from Atlanta lawyers for Atlanta Legal Aid's operating fund.

Introducing The National Law Journal's Outstanding Women Lawyers

: The National Law Journal : April 15, 2015

The National Law Journal presents 75 of the most accomplished female attorneys working in the legal profession today.

Wine Lovers Relocate, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 14, 2015

Duane Morris and McKool Smith saw a pair of oenophiles pull up stakes for new endeavors; Kirkland & Ellis adds one litigator and loses two more; Paul Hastings bolsters its banking group in London; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Wilson Sonsini Partner Sets Sail for New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2015

J. Christopher Groobey spent 25 years in Big Law before heading for the high seas; Fried Frank makes more litigation hires; Latham & Watkins lures three from Sidley Austin; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Patchwork of State Laws Adds to Data-Breach Headaches

David Ruiz : The Recorder : April 10, 2015

Businesses want a consistent and clear standard, says Morgan Lewis' Reece Hirsch, but the federal government probably won't be able to deliver one any time soon.

No DOJ Rules for ADA-Compliant Websites? Do It Anyway

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 07, 2015

Right now is the perfect time to make websites and mobile applications accessible, regardless of when the U.S. Department of Justice actually mandates it.