New York — April 2, 2009 — Chambers Global has recognized Hunton & Williams LLP in its 2009 directory of “The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.” The qualities on which leading lawyers are assessed include legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, commercial awareness, and commitment to the client. Three of the firm’s lawyers, John Beardsworth, George Howell, and Surasak Vajasit, received top-tier rankings. The firm received top-tier ranking for its data protection and information security practice.

Hunton & Williams in Chambers Global Guide 2009


Projects & Energy

John J. Beardsworth Jr.

G. Thomas West Jr.


International Trade

Edmund W. Sim


Michael Rosenthal (Competition/European Law)


Climate Change


Climate Change

Data Protection
Technology & Communications

Latin America

Banking & Finance

Fernando C. Alonso


Fernando C. Alonso

Carlos E. Loumiet


Surasak Vajasit (Banking & Finance)


Stephen John Bennett

United States of America

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets: Securitization

Kevin J. Buckley

Robert J. Hahn

Michael Nedzbala

Energy: Electricity

Investment Funds: REITs

Cameron N. Cosby

George C. Howell III

Daniel M. LeBey

David C. Wright


James A. Harvey

Randall S. Parks

Additional details of Chambers Global’s methodology and Hunton & Williams’ rankings are available on the publisher’s website.

About Hunton & Williams LLP

Hunton & Williams LLP provides legal services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals, as well as to a broad array of other entities. Since our establishment more than a century ago, Hunton & Williams has grown to more than 1,000 attorneys serving clients in 100 countries from 19 offices around the world. While our practice has a strong industry focus on energy, financial services and life sciences, the depth and breadth of our experience extends to more than 100 separate practice areas, including bankruptcy and creditors rights, commercial litigation, corporate transactions and securities law, intellectual property, international and government relations, regulatory law, products liability, and privacy and information management.