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Apr 02, 2015, 10:05 ET

Nationally Renowned Litigator Gregory Evans Joins McGuireWoods as Partner in Los Angeles

Gregory Evans, a nationally prominent and highly accomplished litigator with more than two decades of federal and state trial experience, has...

Feb 02, 2015, 10:45 ET

McGuireWoods Finishes Among Top Firms in Bloomberg 2014 Capital Markets League Tables

 McGuireWoods ranked among the top-performing law firms in Bloomberg's 2014 Global Legal Adviser League Tables, with gains across multiple...

Jan 30, 2015, 15:54 ET

McGuireWoods Team Knocks Out Class Certification in Key Federal Power Plant Suit

 In a victory for McGuireWoods client NRG Energy Inc. that could have broad industry implications, a federal judge in...

Jan 29, 2015, 09:49 ET

George Terwilliger, Elite White-Collar Litigator and Former Top DoJ Official, Joins McGuireWoods in D.C.

 George J. Terwilliger III, a leading Washington lawyer who served in an array of top Justice Department posts, and two new partners are...

Jan 21, 2015, 17:02 ET

Pa. Appeals Court Rules For Nonprofit Giant-Breed Dog Rescue; Victory For McGuireWoods Pro Bono Client Keeps Shelter Open, Dogs Alive

 A family's nonprofit rescue operation for giant-breed dogs won a major ruling Wednesday from the Commonwealth Court that prevents a New...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:29 ET

Hannah Frank, Pittsburgh 'M&A Lawyer of the Year,' Joins McGuireWoods, Enhancing Firm's Formidable Deal Practice

Highly regarded corporate lawyer Hannah T. Frank has joined McGuireWoods' mergers and acquisitions practice as a partner in the firm's...

Jan 15, 2015, 09:52 ET

McGuireWoods Ranked 5th in Latest Thomson Reuters U.S. Lender Law Firm League Tables, Up From 6th in 2013

McGuireWoods climbed to No. 5 in Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corp.'s U.S. Lender Law Firm League Table on 128 deals valued at $91.6...

Jan 05, 2015, 16:56 ET

After 7 Years as GNC's Top Legal Officer, Gerald Stubenhofer Rejoins McGuireWoods as Commercial Litigation Partner in Pittsburgh Office

Gerald J. Stubenhofer has returned to McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm's highly regarded Commercial Litigation Department after seven years as...

Dec 04, 2014, 12:54 ET

McGuireWoods Welcomes 33 New Associates; 13 Were Federal Clerks

Three of McGuireWoods' newest associates already belong to one of the most exclusive groups in American law – former clerks to justices of...

Dec 02, 2014, 10:49 ET

Corporate Decision Makers Rank McGuireWoods Among Elite Law Firms for Client Service

Decision makers at top corporations gave McGuireWoods high marks in key categories, propelling the firm to a Top 20 performance in the 2015 Client...

Nov 10, 2014, 17:09 ET

McGuireWoods' Milton Cerny Played Significant Role Organizing a Week of Tributes to Havel, 25th Anniversary of Czech 'Velvet Revolution'

 Milton Cerny of McGuireWoods approaches next week's high-level 25th anniversary commemorations of the "Velvet Revolution" that ended 40 years...

Nov 03, 2014, 10:16 ET

McGuireWoods Earns 21 First-Tier Rankings in 2015 'Best Law Firms'

McGuireWoods earned first-tier nationwide rankings in 21 practice areas —including "Law Firm of the Year" in Banking and Finance Law —...

Oct 28, 2014, 10:35 ET

Noted Restructuring Attorney Mark Platt Joins McGuireWoods As Partner in Dallas

 McGuireWoods today expanded its capabilities in its fast-growing Dallas office with the addition...

Oct 13, 2014, 11:12 ET

Leading Intellectual Property Litigator Brad Newberg Joins McGuireWoods

 Brad R. Newberg joins McGuireWoods' Intellectual Property Litigation and Patents Department today as a partner in Tysons Corner, Virginia, as...

Oct 07, 2014, 15:05 ET

Fluvanna County Drops Controversial Lawsuit Against McGuireWoods Client Davenport & Co.

 The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors accepted a demand to drop its long-running lawsuit against McGuireWoods client Davenport & Co....

Oct 06, 2014, 10:15 ET

Well-known Tax Specialist Gerald Thomas Joins McGuireWoods in Atlanta

 Gerald V. Thomas II, a transactional tax lawyer with significant experience in deals involving real estate investment trusts, has joined...

Oct 02, 2014, 12:59 ET

Cheryl Haas, Accomplished Securities Litigator, Joins McGuireWoods in Atlanta

 Cheryl L. Haas, an accomplished securities litigator with significant experience handling complex disputes in the financial...

Sep 23, 2014, 10:24 ET

ALM Recognizes 2013 Smithfield Purchase as Global M&A Deal of the Year; McGuireWoods Played Crucial Role in Transaction

 The American Lawyer's 2014 Global Legal Awards recognized last year's purchase of Smithfield Foods by Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd....

Sep 08, 2014, 12:28 ET

Howard Feller Ascends to ABA's Top Antitrust Leadership Post

 Howard Feller, a McGuireWoods LLP partner who leads the firm's Antitrust and Trade Regulation Department, is the newly elected chair of the...

Aug 13, 2014, 13:07 ET

McGuireWoods Recognized as a 2014 Best Law Firm for Women

McGuireWoods LLP has been selected as one of the 2014 "50 Best Law Firms for Women" by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers. This is the sixth time...