THE FIRM This team earns praise for its sophisticated advice across a broad spectrum of labor and employment matters. It has significant experience in major labor disputes, ERISA issues and discrimination matters. The consistently top-notch service attracts a stream of notable clients.
Sources say: "We demand that outside counsel understands our business and views itself as an integral part of our broader team. The team from Hunton & Williams fills that role for us perfectly."
KEY INDIVIDUALS "Seasoned veteran" and "outstanding trial lawyer" Thomas Murphy is praised by clients for "understanding our business and adopting a practical approach to resolving problems." He has experience in all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on discrimination trials.
Head of the firm's global employment litigation and labor management relations practice, Gregory Robertson has "outstanding judgment and understands strategic business objectives beyond purely legal considerations." He has expertise in advising clients on labor union campaigns, among other things.
The hugely respected Hill Wellford is cited as "the dean of labor and employment practice in Virginia." He has considerable trial experience, including in class and collective suits.
Kurt Larkin is "thoughtful in relation to different litigation strategies and is able to master a large volume of facts." He has particular expertise in advising corporate clients on labor relations matters.
The "smart and able" Mark Dray is "a superb benefits lawyer." He has recently advised private taxable and public exempt sector clients on issues relating to deferred compensation plans.
David Mustone is "an excellent attorney who has a great ability to see the practical side of issues and excels at providing creative and pragmatic solutions to legal issues." He frequently advises clients on ERISA and tax law.