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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...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

Joseph Calve to Join McGuireWoods as Firm's New Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

 Joseph Calve, a chief marketing officer for two international law firms in a legal career that spans more than 20 years, is joining...

May 07, 2014, 08:00 ET

Akash Sethi is McGuireWoods' 1st Office Managing Partner in Dallas

 Akash Sethi, one of the six original partners of McGuireWoods LLP's newest office in Dallas, is the office's first managing partner, the firm...

Mar 31, 2014, 09:00 ET

McGuireWoods Opens New Office in Dallas - the Firm's 3rd in Texas - With Arrival of New Partners

 McGuireWoods LLP is opening a new office in Dallas, expanding the international law firm's depth of services available in Texas and the...

Mar 20, 2014, 15:38 ET

Wake County, N.C., District Attorney Colon Willoughby to Step Down After 28 Years, Join McGuireWoods

Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby, one of North Carolina's longest-serving prosecutors, announced plans Thursday to leave the office...

Mar 03, 2014, 16:31 ET

Court-appointed Receiver in ZeekRewards Case Sues Insiders, Net Winners of the Scheme

The court-appointed receiver in the ZeekRewards case filed the first lawsuits against alleged insiders and net winners of the scheme in an effort...

Feb 26, 2014, 13:00 ET

Jim Kerr Departs McGuireWoods to Become General Counsel at Southern Company

James Y. Kerr II, co-chairman of McGuireWoods' energy industry team, is departing the firm to become general counsel, chief compliance officer and...

Feb 12, 2014, 13:16 ET

McGuireWoods, McGladrey present 11th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference

Former presidential advisor David Gergen, along with Russell Sullivan, former staff director for the Senate Finance Committee and a pivotal figure...

Jan 17, 2014, 16:47 ET

McGuireWoods Statement on Freedom Industries Inc.

McGuireWoods LLP released the following statement today. It should be attributed to Mark E. Freedlander, a partner in McGuireWoods' Pittsburgh...