Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

Southern Virginia
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What the team is known for Market leader renowned for its handling of sophisticated, high-value transactions regionally, nationally and globally for an impressive client base of major businesses. Noted for the breadth of its coverage, handling matters across a wide range of industries and sectors, including retail, defense, energy, healthcare, technology and financial services. Advises on mandates of all sizes with regular work on deals worth hundreds of millions. Also offers expertise in corporate governance and securities law, and retains an impressive private equity practice. Further noted for handling corporate restructurings and asset sales.

Strengths Clients say: "They are responsive, diligent and the service is excellent."

Other clients say: "They are very knowledgeable, very responsive and easy to work with."

Work highlights Represented AltaGas, a Canadian energy infrastructure company, in its $9 billion acquisition of WGL Holdings.

Notable practitioners

Allen Goolsby is "highly regarded as the dean of corporate law in Virginia," according to peers. With tremendous experience in corporate governance, M&A, securities law and financing transactions, he remains a go-to practitioner in the state.

Gary Thompson has particular experience acting on behalf of clients in the energy, retail and consumer goods sectors. He ably handles a wide range of high-value corporate transactions.

Michael McCann is highly regarded by clients for his "ability to prioritize issues clearly and effectively in the context of M&A negotiations; above all he can focus on the big picture providing context in a rapidly evolving landscape." He focuses on representing clients in the energy, financial services and consumer products sectors. He expertly handles M&A, securities transactions and corporate law issues.