Richard Hunt, an associate in the London office, is a member of the Banking & Finance team.
Richard has experience acting for both creditors and borrowers on a wide range of cross-border finance matters. He regularly acts for companies in the renewable energy and technology sectors and has also been involved in advising on cross-border and domestic restructuring and insolvency issues.
Annette L. Hurst, a member of Orrick’s Board of Directors and a partner in the San Francisco office, practices in the Intellectual Property Group.
Annette is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark and business tort claims. She was named “Litigator of the Week” by The American Lawyer for her work as co-lead counsel on the Mattel/MGA case. Chambers USA ranks her Band 1 for Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets in California, with clients reporting that she is “smart, creative and terrific at oral argument.” Chambers Global reports: “Peers consider Annette Hurst a ‘remarkably intuitive’ lawyer who ‘brings unique perspectives to soft IP cases.” Every year since 2010, Annette has been named one of the top 75 IP litigators in California by The Daily Journal. In January 2013, she was named “Female Litigator of the Year West” by Benchmark Litigation.
Annette’s community and professional activities include her service as the President of the Lafayette Elementary School PTA, past membership on the Board of Directors of the Volunteer Legal Services Program and Board of Directors of the Bar Association of San Francisco for which she was chair of the Finance and Investments Committee. She also is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society of San Francisco and the Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter, as well as a past president of the Barristers Club.
Dao focuses on energy and infrastructure project finance, mergers and acquisitions, project development and general corporate matters.
Dao has participated in a variety of transactions involving traditional and renewable energy projects and public and start-up companies.
Prior to joining Orrick, Dao held a year-long fellowship position as a staff attorney at TechSoup Global, a nonprofit technology organization. She also has previous experience working as an editor and contributing writer for Yahoo!, Inc.
Audrey Hwang, a lawyer in our Seattle office, is a member of the Corporate Group. She focuses her practice on technology licensing and other strategic transactions and mergers and acquisitions and related intellectual property issues.
Prior to joining Orrick, Audrey held various in-house positions and was in private practice for more than a decade, both as a shareholder at Heller Ehrman LLP and as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
Sunny practices in Orrick's White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.
Sunny's varied experience includes securing dismissal with prejudice of securities fraud claims against a Chinese company incorporated in the Cayman Islands, litigating on behalf of the plaintiff in a civil RICO action, and obtaining a favorable settlement for a corporation in a dispute with its former chairman and controlling shareholder. He began his legal career by honing his research and writing skills as a law clerk to the Honorable Kimberly J. Mueller and judicial extern to the Honorable Harry Pregerson.
Before law school, Sunny served for several years as a trade attache for the French government.
Max Hyatt, an Associate in the San Francisco office, is a member of Orrick's M&A and Private Equity group.
Max advises public and private companies through a wide range of strategic transactions, including cross-border M&A, internal reorganizations, and global expansions. Max's background includes working with early stage start-ups and competing in international Motorsports.
Prior to joining Orrick, Max was an associate at Baker McKenzie.
Townsend Hyatt is a partner in the Pacific Northwest office in Portland, Oregon. He is a member of the Public Finance Group and leads the Indian Tribal Finance practice.
He has worked with Indian tribes in more than a dozen states on a variety of projects, such as financings for land acquisitions; health clinics; schools; government administration buildings; cultural centers; sewer, water and other infrastructure development; parks and recreation facilities; motor vehicle and aircraft purchases; manufacturing plants; and gaming and entertainment facilities.
Kevin Hynes is a Managing Associate in the Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution group in the New York office.
Kevin Hynes provides strategic solutions to the problems faced at all stages of litigation by industry-leading clients in the manufacturing, technology, and financial sectors. Kevin focuses primarily on complex, multi-party disputes, including mass torts and class actions, having successfully resolved dozens of such matters. Kevin understands the risks posed to companies involved in such disputes and can efficiently and carefully guide his clients towards the best possible results.