Hill B. Wellford, Jr.

Hunton & Williams LLP

Hill B. Wellford, Jr.

Hill B. Wellford, Jr.

Hunton & Williams LLP

Biography

Hunton & Williams LLP .
Hill B. Wellford, Jr.
Senior Counsel.
RICHMOND.
Hill’s practice focuses on labor and employment law.
Hill has significant experience in equal opportunity law, labor relations, collective bargaining, executive employment agreements, wage-hour law, OSHA and litigation of employment claims under federal and state employment statutes. He has extensive trial experience as lead counsel in the defense of class and collective actions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Equal Pay Act, ERISA, and the Labor Management Relations Act. Hill’s class action experience includes representation of several Fortune 500 companies in the chemical, paper, tobacco, power and transportation industries.

Hill is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth U. S. Circuit Courts of Appeal.
Relevant Experience:
Gantlin, et al. v. Westvaco Corp., 734 F.2d 980 (4th Cir. 1984);
Rowe et al. v. Allied Chemical Hourly Employees’ Pension Plan et al., 915 F.2d 266 (6th Cir. 1990);
Adkins et al. v. E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., Inc., 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10944.;
Substantial experience in the defense of large scale union organizational campaigns and representational elections;
Served as primary counsel for various corporations in headquarters compliance audits by the Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs;
Extensive advice practice related to corporate restructuring, downsizing, acquisitions, executive employment contracts and covenants not to compete.
PRACTICES:
Labor and Employment;
Complex Employment Litigation.
EDUCATION:
JD, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1967;
BA, Davidson College, 1964.
BAR ADMISSIONS:
Virginia.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION:
"Best Lawyers in America" for labor and employment law, 1985-2013;
"Virginia's Legal Elite," Virginia Business Magazine, 2000-2013;
America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA, 2003-2013;
Virginia Super Lawyers, 2007-2013.
MEMBERSHIPS:
Member, American Bar Association;
Member, Virginia Bar Association;
Member, Virginia State Bar Association;
Member, Richmond Bar Association;
Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference;
Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation.
BLOGS:
Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives.
Related News:
Hunton & Williams LLP Announces 2013 Benchmark Litigation Rankings -
December 12, 2012;
Hunton & Williams LLP Maintains Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2012 -
June 7, 2012;
Hunton & Williams LLP Announces 2012 Benchmark Litigation, Benchmark Appellate Rankings -
March 12, 2012;
Hunton & Williams LLP Maintains Top-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA 2011 -
June 14, 2011;
Hunton & Williams LLP Tops Chambers USA 2010 Rankings -
June 16, 2010;
Hunton & Williams Attorneys Recognized by Virginia Business Magazine as 'Legal Elite' -
January 17, 2008.

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Hill B. Wellford, Jr.
Hunton & Williams LLP
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Prior - 2014

Hunton & Williams provides legal services by representing clients in various industries, which include: associations, biotech, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, consumer products, energy, environmental services, financial services, government entities, health care, hospitality, international businesses, manufacturing, professional services, real estate, technology, communiations, and transportation. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Political Donations
$500
2018

Representative from Virginia's 1st Congressional District

$1,000
2014

Representative from Virginia's 1st Congressional District

$1,000
2013

Senator from Virginia

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