Judged Newsletter

Sign Up for THE DAILY JUDGED VERDICT. Our daily newsletter covers law firm salaries and everything you want to know about changes affecting law firms from people in the know. Sign Up Now!


Fetured Job Of the Day
Fetured Job Of the Day


Trusts and Estates Partner with wealth planning experience


Boston office seeks trusts and estates partner preferably having exper...
+ read more


Date Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Employer:   BCG Attorney Search

Salary: Not Specified


Hunton & Williams, LLP > Firm Details

Location

Fairfax
1751 Pinnacle Drive, Suite 1700 ,
McLean, Virginia - 22102

Website

http://www.hunton.com

Other Offices

+Norfolk +Richmond 
+Miami-dade +District O... 
+Fulton +New York 
+Fairfax 

Staff Size : 43
Update this Info


Hunton & Williams, LLP’s clients include many of the largest international corporations, financial institutions, and government agencies. The firm is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services in an effort to achieve the best possible results for its clients. Junior associates work on diverse matters, and thus receive a lot of early hands-on experience. Associates are given excellent support and technology resources to maximize their efficiency, and they receive substantial training, mentoring, and feedback on their performance. This fast-paced, mid-sized Virginia law firm focuses on corporate and finance, administrative law, and litigation matters. Attorneys at this firm are also actively involved in their communities, for the firm expects all of its lawyers to perform substantial pro bono legal services each year and each lawyer’s pro bono efforts are considered during the firm’s annual review to determine compensation and advancement.


Law Firm Salaries

Firm location 1st Year 2nd year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th Year 6th Year 7th Year 8th Year Summer Associate
Atlanta $115,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,211/week
Knoxville $115,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,211/week
Norfolk $115,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,211/week
Raleigh $115,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,211/week
Richmond $115,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,211/week
Charlotte $117,500 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,260/week
Dallas $135,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,600/week
Houston $135,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,600/week
McLean $135,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,600/week
Washington $135,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,600/week
Miami $125,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,400/week
New York $145,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A $2,800/week


Find out if this Firm is Hiring




Norfolk 

Overall Review:  Richmond is certainly below radar, and that is a difficulty H&W has in recruiting people to come here over larger cities. However, it is the home office and, at least in the corporate group, is where the action is. For being in a smaller town there is a surprising national practice in securities and M&A. My only comparison is having worked in big law in Atlanta for 3 years. The firm has not jumped on the salary increase bandwagon yet, but this seems inevitable and likely will happen at the end of its fiscal year (3/31).

Most young law grads want to be in the bigger cities (I don't blame them. See prior reference to Atlanta). When it comes time to examine cost of living, where you might want to raise a family and present/future benefits (H&W is equity at 7 1/2 years), this firm's Richmond office might be worth a look.

However, like anywhere, it's still a law firm.




New York City 

Firm Culture:  Stuffy, southern culture. Everything is dictated by the Richmond office since the majority of the partners are located in Richmond.
Work & Hours: Work assignments are ok - more stress on billing than on quality work.
Salary & Benefits:  They claim to pay market salaries, but not quite.
The Interview process:  Standard.
Overall Impression:  Nice people, poor management.




Overall Quality of this Firm

For every category, 1 is the worst possible and 10 is the best possible answer.


































































Rate This Firm


Primary Practice Areas

Banking and Corporate Finance, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Business Crimes Defense, Venture Capital and Joint Ventures, Insurance and Reinsurance, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property and Technology.

Update this Info




Legal Jobs

DATE LOCATION JOB DETAIL
Jul 08,2017 USA-DC-Washington Legal Staff Legal Secretary in Washington, DC

Legal Support Assistant
The candidate will provide secretarial assistance to the Competition practice. Will provide administrative and legal support for legal teams, clients and the firm, within a team environment. Should have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in a professional servic
Jul 03,2017 USA-TX-Dallas Legal Staff Other in Dallas, TX

Mar 18,2017 USA-TX-Dallas Legal Staff Legal Secretary in Dallas, TX

Legal Support Assistant
Duties: Provide secretarial assistance to the Regulated Industries and Government Relations practice. Provides administrative and legal support for legal teams, clients and the firm, within a team environment.

Top Performing Jobs
Commercial Real Estate Associate

USA-NY-Rochester

Searching for an experienced commercial real estate associate. Ideally, this can...

Apply Now
Paralegal / Legal Assistant

USA-LA-New Orleans

New Orleans law firm, Herman, Herman & Katz, seeking to hire a paralegal with at...

Apply Now
Paralegal / Legal Assistant

USA-RI-East Providence

Our firm is seeking is seeking a candidate that can handle a fast-paced working ...

Apply Now
JDJournal - Send Tips
Junior Commercial Litigation Attorney with products liability experience

USA-AZ-Phoenix

Phoenix office of our client seeks junior commercial litigation attorney with 1-...

Apply Now
Employment Defense Attorney with 5+ years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks employment defense attorney with 5+ years...

Apply Now
IP Patent Attorney with 2-5 years of computer engineering experience

USA-WI-Milwaukee

Milwaukee office of our client seeks intellectual property patent attorney with ...

Apply Now
Dear Judged


Dear Your Honor,
Dear Judge,

Do you ever experience any physical danger in the courtroom?  You do deal with all those criminals, right? 

Sincerly,

Concerned Bailiff's Mommy



+ more Judged Dear
+ write to Your Honor
Law Firm NewsMakers


1.
News Corp. Considers Splitting

LawCrossing

The Attorney Profile column is sponsored by LawCrossing, America`s leading legal job site.

Summary: This is a great question. There are many factors that impact a candidate’s ability to lateral from an overseas law firm to a top U.S. law firm.
Search Jobs Direct from Employer Career Pages
 Keywords:
 Location:
 
JDJournal

Enter your email address and start getting breaking law firm and legal news right now!



Every Alert

Alert once a day

 

BCG Attorney Search

You may search for specific jobs or browse our job listings.

Locations:

(hold down ctrl to choose multiple)

Minimum Years of Experience:

Primary Area of Practice:

 Partner Level Job(s)

Search Now