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Hunton & Williams LLP

  • Designation: Richmond
  • Head Count: 726
  • Gross Revenues: $545,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $750,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $865,000
  • 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 $545,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 58th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Hunton & Williams ranked as the 67th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, GA, London, NC, NY, TN, TX and VA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 58 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 58 -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

Lifetime Achiever: Thomas Sager

Susan Hansen : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

DuPont's general counsel became one of the industry's leading advocates for diversity in outside counsel.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 22, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, including Steptoe & Johnson, Latham & Watkins and Hunton & Williams.

State, MARTA Bonds Put Holland & Knight at No. 1 in Southeast

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 20, 2014

Big bond issues for the state of Georgia and MARTA made Holland & Knight the top Southeastern bond counsel for the first six months of the year, with $1.46 billion in sales.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs and Ashurst Adjust Alliances, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 19, 2014

Ashurst and Squire Patton Boggs, two growing global legal giants that have recently gone the merger route, both reshuffled overseas alliances this week as the latter saw 23 lawyers in the Middle East decamp en masse, while the former was busy raiding two Am Law 100 rivals. The Am Law Daily looks at those developments and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Meet the GC: Doug Sandberg of Worldpay US Inc.

Mary Welch : Daily Report : August 19, 2014

Doug Sandberg joined Worldpay US Inc. as its first general counsel in 2000. Today he also is a senior vice president, corporate secretary and member of its board of directors.

ILTA Flies High With Opening Keynote

Monica Bay : Law Technology News : August 18, 2014

Entrepreneur Peter Diamandis fuels ILTA's fascination with disruptive technologies.

Rising Stars 2014: David Kelly | 38

Mary Welch : Daily Report : August 18, 2014

David Kelly's goal was to discover how the Epstein-Barr virus caused certain types of human cancer, but studying the viral protein LMP-1 for his master's degree in microbiology and immunology didn't provide the allure he craved. So he went into law.

Washington Metro's Silver Line Tempts Virginia Lawyers

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 15, 2014

In the large law offices scattered across the Northern Virginia business corridor, a handful of attorneys have fashioned practices around the Washington Metro extension. Other Northern Virginia lawyers have started riding the Silver Line—though those taking mass transit are still light in number.

Late Justice England Wins Last Case, Against Former Firm No Less

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 15, 2014

Even though he died last year, legendary Miami appellate attorney Arthur England was affirmed by the Third DCA on his last appeal.

Hunton & Williams Trio Cover All Bases In Bank Acquisition

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : August 12, 2014

Fernando C. Alonso and Gabriel L. Valdes teamed with Uriel A. Mendieta to advise Sabadell United Bank in the $56 million purchase of JGB Bank of Miami.

Entire Eleventh May Reconsider 'Docs V. Glocks' Case

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : August 11, 2014

First Amendment lawyer Thomas Julin, noting that six of the Eleventh's nine active members are Democratic appointees, said there's a good chance the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit would reconsider allowing doctors to ask their patients about gun ownership.

Parties in $15 Mil. Coverage Case Fight Over Who's Plaintiff

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : August 08, 2014

In an insurance coverage suit over a $15 million personal injury settlement in Camden, N.J., federal court, the parties are quarrelling about which of them is the plaintiff.

Eight of the 50 Best Firms for Women Have Atlanta Offices

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : August 08, 2014

Eight of this year's 50 Best Law Firms for Women chosen by Flex-Time Lawyers and Working Mother magazine have an Atlanta office—but none are based here.

After Hours: Hunton & Williams Recognized Six Atlanta-Based Attorneys

: Daily Report : August 07, 2014

Hunton & Williams recognized six Atlanta-based attorneys at its recent E. Randolph Williams award reception.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."

Class Action Denied Because Court Says Letter Was Not Misleading

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : August 01, 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that a demand letter sent to collect nearly $270,000 on a delinquent mortgage was not misleading.

Sweetener Could Turn Sour

Jenna Greene and Todd Ruger : Corporate Counsel : August 01, 2014

EPA's new emissions rule allows states flexibility, which could be the rub.

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe and Amanda Bronstad : The American Lawyer : July 30, 2014

Meritor v. Eaton; Catholic Healthcare West v. U.S. Foods; Vergara v. State of California; Grocery Manufacturers Association v. Sorrell; Macy's v. J.C. Penney

Circuit Upholds Veteran Attorney's Sanction

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : July 28, 2014

The removal of defense attorney Ivan Fisher from the rolls in the Southern District has been upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

The Churn: Arnold & Porter Adds to Ranks, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 26, 2014

Arnold & Porter takes on a couple of attorneys from Alston & Bird; the embattled Bingham McCutchen brings on a partner and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Review To Honor Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

Vala Lopez : Daily Business Review : July 24, 2014

The Daily Business Review will recognize 40 South Florida lawyers under age 40 as Rising Stars for their achievements.

Carlos Loumiet Moves To Broad And Cassel

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 22, 2014

Carlos Loumiet, formerly a partner at DLA Piper, Hunton & Williams and Greenberg Traurig, has joined Broad and Cassel as a Miami partner.

The Churn: A Dechert Partner Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2014

A high-powered litigator leaves Dechert, more departures from Bingham McCutchen and a rare outside hire by Wachtell Lipton in our latest look at lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Spencer Barasch Poised to Leave Andrews Kurth

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2014

The longtime head of Andrews Kurth's corporate governance and securities practice is preparing to leave the firm just weeks after it settled a malpractice case seeking $50 million in damages over its representation of an affiliate of convicted Ponzi schemer R. Allen Stanford.

At 3, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Hits Stride

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : July 21, 2014

Lawyers who practice before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau agree on one thing: "It's been good for law firms," said Ballard Spahr partner Alan Kaplinsky. Created by the Dodd-Frank Act, the agency turned 3 years old Monday.

At 3, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Hits Stride

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : July 21, 2014

Lawyers who practice before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau agree on one thing: “It's been good for law firms,” said Ballard Spahr partner Alan Kaplinsky. Created by the Dodd-Frank Act, the agency turned 3 years old Monday.

Rejected! Governor Scott Tosses List Of 6 Finalists For Palm Beach JNC

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : July 18, 2014

But nine others are named to South Florida judicial nominating commissions.

The American Lawyer Chooses 2014 Global Legal Award Winners

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : July 10, 2014

The American Lawyer unveils the 36 winners of its second annual Global Legal Awards. Four grand prizewinners—in Global M&A, Global Finance, Global Disputes and Global Citizenship—will be announced at the awards dinner on Sept. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Report: Two Muslim American Lawyers Target of NSA Surveillance

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : July 09, 2014

A report released Wednesday identifies two Muslim American lawyers whose communications were targeted in U.S. surveillance efforts.

Visiting Lawyers to Pay Georgia Appellate Fees

Kathleen Baydala Joyner : Daily Report : July 08, 2014

Georgia's high court has become the latest judicial body to agree to levy fees against out-of-state lawyers in order to shore up legal aid programs.