Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Labor & Employment Department

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What the team is known for Eminent global firm offering a full-service labor and employment practice to clients of all sizes. Highly regarded for its handling of employment disputes, including EEOC charges. Also advises on labor matters, such as union elections and campaigns. Frequently acts on large-scale wage and hour disputes.

Strengths One client exclaims: "I love the firm. Everybody I have worked with is very competent and client-oriented. It is just an easy firm to work with."

Another commentator notes: "The firm is smart and good at dealing with complex cases. I appreciate their level of engagement with the client, keeping me informed and touching base on strategy."

Work highlights Acted for the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace in drafting comments to the US Department of Labor in response to the agency's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change the joint-employer standard under the FLSA.

Notable practitioners

Gregory Robertson
is "an excellent labor lawyer," according to interviewees. He is a strong choice to represent management in collective bargaining negotiations, and also handles regulatory and litigation matters. One source says: "He is a top-notch lawyer, who is thoughtful, very strategic and deals with very high-level issues. He does an outstanding job for his clients and is an outstanding practitioner."