Hunton & Williams provides its clients with multifaceted teams in negotiation, dispute resolution and transactions. With lawyers in the United States, Europe and Asia, and extensive practices in Africa and South America, the firm can respond knowledgeably, effectively, whether the issue is local, regional, national or international. Hunton & Williams lawyers speak more than a dozen languages and are familiar with international business customs. Since the firm s founding in 1901, it has represented clients such as Bank of America, BellSouth, Cingular, DTE Energy, General Dynamics, General Electric, Sun Trust and Wells Fargo. The firm represents clients in regulatory matters relating to food, prescription and non-prescription drugs, biological products, medical devices and cosmetics. Its food and drug law practice includes representation of clients before the Food and Drug Administration and other governmental agencies, as well as litigation and transactional work. Hunton & Williams environmental practice has grown into one of the largest assembled in a single law firm. The practice addresses every major federal environmental statute and a host of state environmental matters. More than 850 Hunton & Williams' attorneys work in 17 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia.