McGuireWoods LLP and Helms Mulliss &
Wicker, PLLC finalized their merger (see
release) into a law firm with nearly 900 lawyers and offices in 17 cities in
the United States, Europe and Central Asia on March 31, 2008.
As a result of the merger, McGuireWoods now is one of the three largest law
firms in Charlotte, with approximately 160 lawyers. Scott Vaughn, formerly the
practice area leader for Helms Mulliss Wicker’s finance group, is managing
partner of McGuireWoods’ Charlotte office.