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Managing Partner: Walfrido J Martinez
Deputy Managing Partner: Robin Russell
Chairman, Executive Committee: George C Howell III
Number of partners worldwide: 377
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 552

Firm Overview:
With lawyers in the United States, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP serves clients across a broad range of complex transactional, litigation and regulatory matters. Hunton Andrews Kurth is known for its strength in the energy, financial services, real estate, and retail and consumer products industries as well as its considerable experience in more than 100 distinct areas of practice, including privacy and cybersecurity, intellectual property, environment, and mergers and acquisitions. Hunton Andrews Kurth’s full-service litigation practice is one of the largest in the country, with particular depth in key litigation markets such as Texas, California, Florida and the Mid-Atlantic.

Main Areas of Practice:
Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights:

Hunton Andrews Kurth regularly handles major bankruptcy and creditors’ rights representations for a range of clients investing in, or facing, distressed situations. The firm has extensive experience in both debtor and creditor-side representations in complex restructurings, corporate reorganizations and distressed M&A transactions. The team’s work reaches across all industries, including energy, retail, food & beverage, financial institutions, media and technology. Hunton Andrews Kurth’s bankruptcy group covers matters pending in courts across the US, including the busy Chapter 11 forums of the Southern District of New York, Delaware, the Southern District of Texas, and the Eastern District of Virginia.

Corporate:
Hunton Andrews Kurth offers clients comprehensive legal services across the vast corporate spectrum. With a strong focus on understanding each client’s strategic business objectives, the firm advises virtually every form of corporate entity, from startups and privately held companies to publicly traded, multinational corporations; MLPs; REITs; private equity entities; and financial institutions. The firm’s representation includes issuers, underwriters and investors in capital markets transactions; financial advisors, special committees and investors in complex M&A transactions; and clients facing regulatory and corporate governance matters. In conjunction, the tax team provides efficient solutions and proactive approaches in all transactions. Clients come from the myriad industries of today’s global economy, including financial services, energy, real estate, retail and consumer products, technology, manufacturing and healthcare.

Cybersecurity & Privacy:
With lawyers located in the US, Europe and Asia, Hunton Andrews Kurth’s renowned global practice focuses on all aspects of cybersecurity, data protection and privacy, including developing and implementing privacy and information security programs; preventing and managing cyber events; responding to information data breaches; and advising on legal compliance with all international, EU and US state and federal laws. The firm has assisted clients with more than 1,900 data breaches and cyber incidents worldwide, handling every aspect of the breach event. The firm also considers global policy issues through our Centre for Information Policy Leadership, a think tank that provides strategic leadership and consulting on all aspects of global information policy, privacy and security.

Energy & Infrastructure:
Hunton Andrews Kurth’s energy and infrastructure practice advises sponsors, lenders, investors, independent power producers, government enterprises and other project participants on the development, acquisition and financing of capital-intensive energy projects (including a substantial portion of the wind and solar projects that are financed in the United States), as well as transportation, water and sewer, telecommunications and other infrastructure projects across the US, Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

In addition, the firm regularly advises on the formation of wholesale market energy systems, capital markets and commercial and structured financings and public-private partnerships. The firm’s lawyers represent clients through an effective, multidisciplinary approach that offers a broad range of experience in financing, tax, environmental and land use, FERC and energy regulation, project development and real estate, allowing the firm to provide seamless representation across the life of project.

Environmental:
Hunton Andrews Kurth is on the front lines of emerging environmental issues in the US Supreme Court and other federal and state courts; with federal and state regulatory agencies; and before the US Congress. The firm advises clients over the entire lifecycle of environmental issues, from initial legislative and policy developments, through implementation, compliance, responses to enforcement actions and court challenges. The firm provides counsel in the full range of environmental matters, including air, water, natural resources, chemicals, hazardous waste, brownfield remediation, toxic torts, asbestos and climate change issues.

Labor & Employment:
Hunton Andrews Kurth’s labor and employment team understands the challenges facing employers today and represents clients in virtually every form of traditional and emerging labor and employment issue. The firm has represented national and multinational corporations in countless class and collective actions, pattern and practice actions, government enforcement actions, individual and multi-plaintiff claims, and state agency proceedings. The team’s lawyers include numerous courtroom veterans and are among the few lawyers who have tried class and collective actions to jury verdict using representative proof. The team also has a robust counseling practice that routinely advises clients on day-to-day compliance matters and partners with colleagues in firm transactional practices on mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, spin offs, and other corporate transactions.

Litigation:
Hunton Andrews Kurth’s litigation practice is one of the largest in the country and has the collective knowledge and extensive trial experience required to help clients identify and manage potential risks, respond to existing or threatened litigation, and pursue resolution in every available venue. Clients seek out the firm for its proven track record to litigate matters, particularly in the disciplines of antitrust and competition; banking and finance; bankruptcy and restructuring; class actions; construction; corporate governance; e-commerce; energy; environmental and regulatory matters; insurance; IP; international arbitration; labor and employment; managed care; M&A; privacy; product liability and mass tort; securities; tax; white collar defense and investigations. The firm’s accomplished issues-and-appeals practice represents clients in appellate courts nationwide, including in the US Supreme Court and in state and federal courts of appeal. The firm also advises foreign entities with operations, investments and strategic alliances in the US.

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Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Trends and Developments

Data Protection & Privacy 2022 in UK

Authors: Aaron Simpson, Jonathan Wright, James Henderson

Law and Practice

Data Protection & Privacy 2022 in UK

Authors: Aaron Simpson, Rosemary Jay, Jonathan Wright, James Henderson

Trends and Developments

Outsourcing 2021 in USA

Authors: Randy Parks, Jeff Harvey, Andy Geyer, Cecilia Oh

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 3 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Environment
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Immigration
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Labor & Employment
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Samuel L. Brown
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Shannon Broome
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Labor & Employment


Brett Burns
Band 4
California: Southern

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Jane Hinton
Band 5
District of Columbia

Environment


Andrea Bear Field
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Lisa J SottoPrivacy & Data Security
Senior Statespeople
David BarbourBanking & Finance
F William BrownellClimate Change
Allen GoolsbyCorporate/M&A
Robert V JewellCorporate/M&A
Emmett (Bud) EllisEnergy: Electricity (Finance)
Terence G ConnorLabor & Employment
Thomas G Slater JrLitigation: General Commercial
Eminent Practitioners
Robin RussellBankruptcy/Restructuring
Gary ThompsonCorporate/M&A
Band 1
Fernando C AlonsoBanking & Finance: Transactional
Tyler P. BrownBankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael O'LearyCapital Markets: Debt & Equity
Michael O'LearyCapital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States
Edward L DoumaCapital Markets: Securitization: MSR
Thomas Y HinerCapital Markets: Securitization: MSR

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New York

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NY 10166

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