Mr Kevin White > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20037
United States

Work Department

Energy, Retail and Consumer Products, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Labor and Employment, Complex Employment Litigation, Wage and Hour Class Actions, Unfair Competition and Employee Raiding, ERISA Litigation, Labor and Employment Emerging Technology

Position

Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Team

Career

Mr. White co-chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s labor and employment team and has a national practice that focuses on complex employment litigation, employment advice and counseling, and labor relations.

In particular, he has extensive experience representing clients in the retail and energy industries in discrimination class action litigation, governmental agency systemic discrimination investigations, and wage and hour litigation. Other significant aspects of his practice include conducting internal investigations, advising clients regarding executive contract issues, developing criminal background check programs, monitoring client personnel actions for evidence of disparate impact discrimination, assisting clients with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) practices, and advising on labor relations strategies.

In addition, Mr. White routinely advises nationwide employers on compliance with state and federal laws impacting the workplace. He is actively involved in preparing employer-employee policies and guiding some of the largest retail and energy companies through complex employment legal needs.

Memberships

Admitted to the District of Columbia and Texas State Bars

Education

  • JD, The University of Texas School of Law, Associate Editor, The Review of Litigation, 1999
  • BA, Austin College, summa cum laude, 1996

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor-management relations

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is noted for its effective labor and management-side labor litigation practice. The team is led by Los Angeles-based partner Emily Burkhardt Vicente and Washington DC-based partner Kevin White.

United States > Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is regularly engaged in wage and hour claims, discrimination and harassment allegations, trade secret matters and issues related to the ERISA. Representing clients from the the financial services, manufacturing and retail sectors, among others, the group is well versed in class and collective as well as single-plaintiff claims. The practice’s leadership is split between Los Angeles-based Emily Burkhardt Vicente is experienced in high-stakes litigation proceedings. She jointly heads the practice with Kevin White in Washington DC, who often handles wage and hour and discrimination cases. Also in Washington DC is Ryan Bates, who is skilled in class and collective actions. In Houston, Scott Nelson deals with most employment matters, including ERISA class actions and trade secret disputes. Other key names include Michael Brett Burns and Roland Juarez in Los Angeles and Christopher Pardo in Boston.