Hunton & Williams
Founded in 1901, Hunton & Williams LLP is a US law firm that employs more than 900 lawyers. It has been called "one of the most well-connected legal and lobbying firms in DC." The firm was founded in Richmond, Virginia and has 17 other offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. The firm expanded in Texas in 2007 by adding a group of almost 100 lawyers from the now-defunct Dallas firm, Jenkens & Gilchrist. In early 2011 the firm's controversial work for Bank of America and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became public through a large disclosure of emails.
Campaign Finance$3,502,058 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying Carried Out by Hunton & Williams
Names of Lobbyists
Client Amount Southern Co $3,760,000 Energy Future Holdings Corp $1,950,000 Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition $1,920,000 Foundation for Envir & Economic Progress $1,620,000 FirstEnergy Corp $1,580,000 TXU Business Services $1,330,000 Acxiom Corp $1,280,000 TXU Electric Delivery $1,180,000 Gas Processors Assn $840,000 Electric Reliability Coordinating Councl $830,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Clean Air & Water,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Real Estate & Land Use,
- Natural Resources,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 S.699 Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration Program Amendments Act of 2011 S.1733 Green Taxis Act of 2009 H.R.5252 Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006 S.1504 Broadband Investment and Consumer Choice Act S.2686 Communications, Consumer's Choice, and Broadband Deployment Act of 2006 H.R.2221 Data Accountability and Trust Act H.R.3126 Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009 H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 S.1490 Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 282 dockets; Submitted to 20 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Hunton & Williams" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 2 FDA Determine that Oxycodone Hydrochloride Extended Release Tablets, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60 mg, and 80mg, of Perdue Pharma LP, Were Voluntarily Withdrawn for Reasons Other Than Safety or Effectiveness 2010
- Toggle 2 FDA Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007; Section 912 (Prohibition Against Food to Which Drugs or Biological Products Have Been Added) 2008
- Toggle 2 FDA Immediately Begin the Phased Removal From the Market of Propoxyphene (Darvon) & all Propoxyphene-Containing Products Such as Darvocet (Propoxyphene & Acetaminophen) 2006
- Toggle 2 COE Proposed Suspension and Modification of Nationwide Permit 21 2009
- Toggle 2 FDA Determine Whether Oxycotin 10mgs, 15 mgs, 20mgs, 30mgs, 40mgs, 60mgs, 80mgs, and 160mgs, Oxycotin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets has Been Voluntarily Withdrawn or Withheld From Sale for Safety or Efficacy Reasons 2010
- Toggle 1 DOT 2007 U.S.-China Frequency Allocation Proceeding 2006
- Toggle 1 FDA Health Claims and Qualified Health Claims; Dietary Lipids and Cancer, Soy Protein and Coronary Heart Disease, Antioxidant Vitamins and Certain Cancers, and Selenium and Certain Cancers; Reevaluation; Opportunity for Public Comment 2007
- Toggle 1 FMCSA WSC - In the Matter of Kinder Morgan, Inc. - Petition for Reconsideration 2008
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Pipeline Safety; Administrative Procedures, Address Updates, and Technical Admendments 2007
- Toggle 1 FWS Interagency Cooperation Under the Endangered Species Act 2009
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 50 DOT 2007 U.S.-China Frequency Allocation Proceeding 2006
- Toggle 19 EPA Interstate Ozone Transport: Response to Court Decisions on the NOx SIP Call, NOx SIP Call Technical Amendments, and Section 126 Rules (Phase II) 2001
- Toggle 17 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - Regulations To Establish Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Phase II Existing Facilities 2002
- Toggle 16 EPA Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Non-attainment New Source Review (NSR): Routine Maintenance,Repair and Replacement 2002
- Toggle 15 EPA Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Non-Attainment New Source Review (NSR): Baseline Emissions Determination, Actual-to-Future-Actual Methodology, Plantwide Applicability Limitations, Clean Units, Pollution Control Projects (Reconsideration) 2001
- Toggle 15 EPA Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NSR), and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS): Emissions Test for Electric Generating Units 2005
- Toggle 15 EPA Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT) Alternative Tier 2 Health Effects Test Program 2004
- Toggle 13 EPA Compensatory Mitigation for Losses of Aquatic Resources 2006
- Toggle 12 EPA Effluent Limitation Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards for the Construction and Development Category 2008
- Toggle 8 EPA Guidelines Establishing Test Procedures for the Analysis of Pollutants; Procedures for Detection and Quantitation. 2003
Federal Spending5 contracts
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Hunton & Williams||2002||Housing And Urban Development, Department Of||$1,926,938|
|Hunton & Williams||2002||Agency For International Development||$1,725,000|
|Hunton & Williams||2002||Agency For International Development||FOREIGN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.||$1,724,878|
|Hunton & Williams||2005||Housing And Urban Development, Department Of||TASK ORDER RE-COMPETITION UNDER MULTICLASS SECURITIES PROGRAM LEGAL SUPPORT||$1,284,625|
|Hunton & Williams||2002||Housing And Urban Development, Department Of||LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE MBS PROGRAM- TASK ORDER #2. C-OPC-21919||$1,232,400|
Advisory Committees10 people on 5 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Hunton & Williams" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Energy 5 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Office of the United States Trade Representative 3 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 person on 1 committee