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Hunton & Williams Raleigh Office Recognized in 2006 Chambers USA; National Guidebook Honors Best Legal Practitioners.

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP is pleased to announce its recent inclusion in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a client-identified guidebook to the top law firms and attorneys in the nation. Chambers USA conducts a yearly survey that includes in-depth interviews with clients to assess the reputations and expertise of business lawyers across the country. The publication is referred to extensively by general counsel and other purchasers of legal services when choosing legal representation.

Hunton & Williams was nationally ranked for its transportation practice area and ranked #1 in practice area lists for North Carolina. Hunton & Williams also was ranked the leading law firm for its environmental practice in North Carolina. In addition, two partners in the firm's Raleigh office topped the practice lists for North Carolina. Doug Kenyon was recognized for antitrust litigation and Charles D. Case was cited for his work in environmental law.

"To be ranked first in the practice area lists for North Carolina by Chambers USA is a tremendous honor for all of us at Hunton & Williams," says William Patterson, managing partner of the Hunton & Williams Raleigh office. "The firm also is extremely proud of Doug Kenyon and Charles Case for their efforts in antitrust and environmental litigation."

The Raleigh office of Hunton & Williams was founded in 1980, when multi-state law firms were rare. Today, the office has a total of 75 attorneys and staff serving the regional and global needs of its clients. Hunton & Williams is the Triangle's first international law firm and operates 17 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia.

About Hunton & Williams

Hunton & Williams LLP provides legal services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals as well as a broad array of other entities. Since its establishment more than a century ago, Hunton & Williams has grown to more than 850 attorneys serving clients in 100 countries from 17 offices around the world. Hunton & Williams' practice has a particular emphasis on commercial litigation, corporate and structured finance, corporate transactions, energy and environmental law, government relations and intellectual property. The firm's depth and breadth of experience extends to more than 60 separate practice areas, with a strong industry focus on financial services and energy.
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