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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

25 Firms in Atlanta Achieve Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Ranking

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : November 24, 2015

INADMISSIBLE: Former Patent Board Judge Goes In-House

: The National Law Journal : November 23, 2015

The former chief judge of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board is coming clean. James Smith has joined Ecolab Inc., a Fortune 500 chemical company that promotes sanitation in everything from hospitals to drinking water to farm animals. Plus more in this week's column.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : November 19, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

K&L Gates Expands Abroad and Shutters in Spokane, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 18, 2015

New partners join K&L Gates in Sydney and Warsaw as the firm closes a U.S. office; Norton Rose Fulbright loses two practice leaders; Sutherland snags a Kaye Scholer project finance head; and other notable address changes from throughout The Am Law 200.

Young Attorney Moves In-House to Find Work-Life Balance

: Daily Business Review : November 17, 2015

Jennifer Ellis said she found a better work-life balance as in-house counsel for Tyco.

Culhane Meadows Moves Into Houston, Hires Nine Lateral Partners

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 16, 2015

Culhane Meadows, a nontraditional firm, hires nine partners in Texas, including eight who came from Phillips & Reiter.

Cravath, Gibson Dunn Reserve Roles on Hotel Industry Megamerger

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : November 16, 2015

The two Am Law 100 firms are advising on Marriott International's $12.2 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, a deal that if completed will create the world's largest hotel company.

Paul Ryan Picks Veteran House Lawyer as General Counsel

Mike Sacks : Legal Times : November 16, 2015

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, has selected the Ways and Means Committee's top lawyer to become general counsel of the speaker's office. Mark Epley has spent the last 3 1/2 years as general counsel and oversight staff director at Ways and Means. Epley's legal career included stints at the U.S. Justice Department and as an associate at Hunton & Williams.

Pillsbury Lawyer Heads West, Plus More Lateral Moves

Nell Gluckman and Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 15, 2015

An environmental law expert heads to Oregon; Greenberg Traurig grabs two from McDermott in New York; Hogan Lovells hires a Latham & Watkins trio in Dubai; Ice Miller brings back a mayor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 13, 2015

Announcements from eight firms, including Goodwin Procter's naming of Jeffrey Simes as chair of the firm's litigation department and Cahill Gordon & Reindel's addition of Pierre Gentin, formerly the global head of litigation and regulatory investigations for Credit Suisse, as a partner.

Wilson Elser Expands in Texas, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker is the latest big firm to bet on the Lone Star State with an 11-lawyer team from Lewis Brisbois; Shearman & Sterling snags an IP trio from Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Ocwen, Nationstar Pay $217 Million to Settle Force Placed Insurance Suit

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : November 11, 2015

A Miami federal court approves a combined $200 million settlement with mortgage servicers Ocwen and Nationstar over a home insurance scandal.

Lawyer Indicted for Fraud Against Firms, Client

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : November 06, 2015

A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Keila Ravelo, a former Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner, for tax evasion and her alleged role in a scheme that used phony litigation support vendors to fraudulently obtain $7.8 million from two law firms where she was a partner, and from a former client, MasterCard.

K&L Gates Continues Growth Spurt, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

After several months of partner losses, K&L Gates continues a recent hiring spree by adding four partners on two continents; another bolt-on by Dinsmore & Shohl; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fee Tracker: As NHL Season Begins, Skadden Leads Among Legal Billers

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

The National Hockey League's 2015-2016 season is underway, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has checked some of its competitors vying for the league's legal work over the board; plus other notable bills from big law.

Big Suits

Scott Flaherty and Gina Passarella : The American Lawyer : November 02, 2015

United States v. General Motors; Federal Trade Commission v. Steris; In re Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation; EM v. Banco Central De La Republica Argentina; Gomez v. Tyson Foods; Acosta v. Tyson Foods

Law Firms, Banks Face Fallout From Stanford Ponzi Investors

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 02, 2015

Things are looking up for Stanford's 21,000 global investors, not to mention a group of lawyers representing them on a contingency basis.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 26, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.


: The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Wiley Rein Adds New Recruits, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2015

Six months after a firmwide cull, Wiley Rein is hiring again; Covington & Burling brings back a partner from GE; Day Pitney expands into Florida; Ropes & Gray raids Fried Frank; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : October 19, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Sheffey Resigns as State Bar's President-Elect

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : October 12, 2015

Rita Sheffey has resigned as president-elect of the State Bar of Georgia, the bar announced late Friday afternoon.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : October 07, 2015

Four firms have announced new additions, and Tracey Cushing Gilliam has joined MetLife Inc. as senior vice president and chief counsel in litigation.

Legal Harbor for US-EU Data Transfer No Longer Safe

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : October 06, 2015

In a setback for many U.S. companies, the European Court of Justice, the EU's highest court, struck down a 15-year-old agreement allowing the personal data of customers and employees to flow freely from Europe back to the United States.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Tasha Norman : 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.