Hunton & Williams LLP

Hunton & Williams LLP

4 Star Rating     3 reviews 
Main Office:
Riverfront Plaza, East Tower, 951 East Byrd Street | Richmond | VA | 23219
Phone: 804-788-8200  | Fax: 804-788-8218 

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Year of establishment 1901 Number of partners
Number of offices 19 Partner to associate ratio
Biggest office Richmond Percentage of women attorneys
Number of attorneys 800 Percentage of minority attorneys
Number of associates Percentage of LGBT attorneys
Hunton & Williams LLP
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At Hunton & Williams LLP, we take a contextual approach to our clients' business needs and legal issues. We understand that each case or client matter, no matter how unique or unprecedented, exists within a larger set of organizational objectives, diverse cultural forces, and market and regulatory pressures. To meet these challenges, we engage cross-disciplinary, client-focused teams with extensive industry, legal and strategic-planning experience. As a firm and as experienced individual practitioners, we emphasize creativity, communication, efficiency, integrity and high-quality service in everything we do. Hunton & Williams represents clients across the full spectrum of industries that make up today’s global economy, from manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, health care companies and professional-services providers, to businesses and academic institutions developing renewable energy resources and new technology solutions. We have represented all of the Fortune 10 and nearly three quarters of the Fortune 100, as well as thousands of other businesses and individuals in jurisdictions worldwide. All of our lawyers participate in pro bono service; as a firm, we contribute more than 50,000 hours annually to community-service and charitable projects. Hunton & Williams is the legal advisor of choice for industry leaders on six continents. With more than 800 lawyers practicing from 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we help clients realize new opportunities and solve complex problems with confidence. Founded in 1901, we blend more than a century of experience in virtually every key legal discipline with a broad view of current business realities and a forward-looking perspective on emerging issues, to provide legal and regulatory advice that serves our clients well. We are regularly named by legal and business publications as among the top law firms for client service and as a best place to work.

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Hunton & Williams LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on September 25, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Work on the development of your employees. Increase resources.

Pros: There are great perks for employees. The atmosphere was great and staff was friendly.

Cons: There is no opportunity for growth. Managerial training needs improvement.

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

- Reviewed on June 05, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Some of the managing staff would benefit by taking the time to know their employeesbetter.

Pros: A Mediocre Firm with Some Potential

Cons: Hourly rates are a fixed rate, but I think it would greatly benefit from havingregional rates. Training here sometimes falls short. There is nothing about this firm that's out ofthe ordinary.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Notable cases

  • Served as counsel for Hrvatska Elektroprivreda of Croatia on an international tender for the design, engineering, financing, construction, operation, and maintenance of a new

Hunton & Williams LLP Awards and Recognitions

Recognized as the "2012 Chemical Law Firm of the Year, Belgium" (Corporate INTL magazine 2012)

Named one of the World's Best Outsourcing Advisors (International Association of Outsourcing Professionals ("IAOP") 2012)

Recognized as "Data Protection Law Firm of the Year in China" (Corporate INTL magazine 2012)

Named as Florida's Top 100 "Best Companies to Work For" for a third year in a row (Florida Trend magazine 2012)

Ranked #1 rankings nationally in the areas of Climate Change, Environment, and Privacy & Data Security (Chambers US 2012)

The firm's Richmond partner named among Virginia Lawyers Weekly's 2012 Influential Women of Virginia (Virginia Lawyers Weekly 2012)

Recognized as one of Europe's Leading Lawyers for Business (Chambers Europe 2012)

Awarded a place on Yale Law Women's 2012 list of Top Ten Family Friendly Firms (Yale Law Women's list 2012)


Ranked among the Top 100 Law Firms for Women and Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity by MultiCultural Law magazine in 2012, Hunton & Williams is committed to ensuring a diverse workforce in order to better serve its clients and encourage a healthy exchange of varied points of view among its attorneys and professional staff.

The partners at Hunton & Williams ensure that the policy of equal employment opportunity is upheld at all the firm's offices and follows an affirmative action plan that includes a strong anti-harassment policy and goals for diversity enhancement. A 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for the years 2010 and 2011 further stands testament to this commitment to diversity.

Summer associate program

Hunton & Williams offers a ten-week focused Summer Associate Program that engages law students in the real-world practice of law. The summer associates do not just simply shadow seasoned attorneys, they actively participate in practical work and training activities that support the firm's and its clients' goals while fostering the summer associates' professional development.

Hunton & William's Summer Associate Program is customized to suit the career goals and interests of its summer associates and typically includes the following:

Customized career mentoring

Training focused on business development and client service

Multiple opportunities to interact with a number of industry and firm leaders

Practical experience (such as depositions, hearings, negotiations, and trials)

Customized coaching and feedback on legal writing

Pro bono opportunities in the summer associate's areas of interest

Counseling and assistance for judicial clerkship

Working for the Hunton & Williams LLP

If you are looking for a firm where you can hit the ground running and are actively involved in the firm's activities from day one, Hunton & Williams is the place for you. The firm ensures that all its associates are included in client interactions, negotiations, mediations, depositions, and other day-to-day case matters right from the beginning and that effective teamwork helps them develop into better legal professionals every day.

Further, at Hunton & Williams, you get the opportunity to work with the brightest and most accomplished attorneys in the world, who endeavor to help you stay at the top of the legal game. Along with this, the firm is committed to providing the best professional development programs possible and strives to ensure that its attorneys learn the necessary legal, client service, and practice development required to build the best law practice in the world.


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