Awards

The results we achieve for our clients places us among the top firms working globally.
While honored to be recognized by our clients and peers, at the end of every day, the
satisfaction of those we serve is our greatest reward.
BTI Client Relationship Scorecard for Law Firms
  • Client Service 30, listed among the top 30 law firms for 7 of the last 15 years
  • Client Service A-Team, member for 15 years, 2016
  • BTI Litigation Outlook: Corporate counsel rank Hunton & Williams a Standout — among the top 11 — in Complex Commercial Litigation, 2016

BTI Power Rankings
  • Recognized among a select group of law firms with the strongest relationships with clients in the energy and utilities sectors, 2016
  • Recognized among the top 60 firms with the Most Clientopia Relationships: Overall, 2016
  • Recognized as a Core Law Firm Standout in Banking and Chemicals, 2016
  • Noted as a Most Recognized Law Firm Standout in Insurance and Utilities, 2016

The Bond Buyer
  • Ranked 9th (by volume), with $1.55 billion of bond counsel representations in the Southeast, 2014
  • Ranked 50th, Nationally, 2014

The Burton Foundation Awards

Chambers and Partners
  • Award of Excellence for Environmental — Chambers USA 2014; Award of Excellence, International Counsel — Chambers Latin America 2014
  • 32 firm practice group rankings and 87 individual lawyer rankings; 17 #1 rankings for individuals — Chambers USA 2016
  • Highlighted for work in Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Projects, Restructuring/Insolvency, Tax, and Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) — Chambers Asia 2016
  • Recognized as the sole top-rated (Band 1) Data Protection firm in Belgium — Chambers Europe 2016
  • Highlighted for work in Data Protection, Environment: Regulatory, and Life Sciences/Pharma: Regulatory — Chambers Europe 2016
  • Highlighted for work in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets: Securitization, Capital Markets: REITs, Climate Change, Corporate/M&A, Data Protection, Energy: Electricity, Outsourcing, Privacy & Data Security, Projects & Energy, and Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy — Chambers Global 2016
  • Recognized for work in Africa, Latin America, UK, USA, and Thailand — Chambers Global 2016
  • Highlighted for work in Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A — Chambers Latin America 2017
  • Top-tier firm and lawyer rankings in Data Protection — Chambers UK 2016
  • Highlighted for work in Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Capital Markets: REITs, Capital Markets: Securities, Corporate/M&A, Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Intellectual Property, Latin American Investment, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Outsourcing, Privacy & Data Security, Projects: Power, PPP and Renewables & Alternative Energy, Real Estate, and Retail — Chambers USA 2016

Computerworld
  •  #1 Global Leader for Privacy and Data Security in each of Computerworld’s four surveys

Corporate Board Member
  • America’s Best Corporate Law Firm, 2015

Corporate INTL
  • Data Protection Law Firm of the Year, China, 2012, 2013, 2014

Global Competition Review
  • The GCR 100, 2015

Global Investigations Review
  •  The GIR 100, 2015, 2016 

Global Law Experts
  • Hunton & Williams named 2015 Data Protection Law Firm of the Year in China, November 2015

Global M&A Network
  • Consumer Goods Turnaround of the Year, 2014
  • Distressed M&A Turnaround Deal of the Year ($10-$50M) Up & Comers, 2014
  • Sec. 363 Turnaround Sale of the Year ($100M-$1B), 2014

Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index
  • Hunton & Williams received a 100% rating, 2015

International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
  • Named to the 2014 World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors, published in Fortune magazine, 2014

International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards
  • Best USA Law Firm: Project Finance, Infrastructure & Energy, 2014

Infrastructure Journal
  • Americas Award for North American Oil & Gas and Global Overall, 2014

Latinvex
  • Latin America: The Top 50 Law Firms, 2015

Law360
  • Environmental Practice Group of the Year, 2015

The Lawyer
  • Global Litigation Top 50, 2013
  • International Top 50, Asia Pacific 150, 2014

Legal 500
  • #1 Ranking in Projects & Energy; # 2 tier ranking in Banking & Finance; #3 tier ranking in Corporate/M&A; #3 tier ranking in Myanmar: Foreign Firms — Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2016
  • #1 Rankings in Data Protection & Privacy — Legal 500 UK 2016
  • #1 Rankings in Cyber Crime, and Data Protection & Privacy; #2 tier rankings in Environment: Litigation, Environment: Transaction & Regulatory, REITs, and Technology: Outsourcing; and Energy: Renewables; #3 tier rankings in Real Estate and Project Finance; #3 tier ranking in Structured Finance; #5 tier ranking in Mergers & Acquisitions: Middle Markets (sub-$500m) — Legal 500 United States 2016

National Legal Aid & Defender Association (Washington DC)
  • Beacon of Justice Award, 2015

Project Finance International
  • Asia Pacific Power Deal of the Year Award for San Buenaventura Power Ltd. Co., 2015

South Florida Legal Guide
  • Recognized as a Top Law Firm, 2015

US News Best Lawyers
  • 42 National Rankings and 138 Metro Rankings, including National Tier 1 rankings in Banking and Finance; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization; Commercial Litigation; Corporate; Employee Benefits (ERISA); Employment: Management; Energy; Environmental; International Trade and Finance; Labor: Management; Land Use & Zoning; Litigation: Banking & Finance; Litigation: Environmental; Litigation: Labor & Employment; Public Finance; and Real Estate — US News Best Lawyers 2016

Who’s Who Legal
  • Firm of the Year: Environment, since 2010

Working Women and Flex-Time Lawyers
  •  50 Best Law Firms for Women, 2015

Yale Law Women
  • Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms, 2012-2015, consecutively