Christopher D. McEachran

Associate - Not admitted in North Carolina, motion for admission in North Carolina pending; admitted in Virginia and the District of Columbia

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  • The University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, with High Honors, Order of the Coif, Executive Comments Editor, North Carolina Law Review, 2012
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BS, Psychology, with Highest Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 2008
  • Not Admitted in North Carolina
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Spanish

Chris is a member of the firm’s Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Department. His practice focuses on government investigations, internal investigations, and civil litigation, including complex commercial litigation.

Chris represents individuals and corporate clients in government investigations by federal agencies, including FERC, the SEC and the DOJ.  Chris has experience crafting responses to government request for information; collecting, managing review teams and coordinating production of documents; preparing for and participating in witness interviews; and briefing novel issues of administrative law. 

Chris also defends clients in complex commercial litigation.  He has experience managing fact investigations; overseeing document collections, reviews, and productions; engaging in privilege reviews; propounding and responding to discovery requests; and drafting disclosures, confidentiality agreements, answers, and dispositive and non-dispositive motions.

Chris is an editor of the Firm’s Subject to Inquiry blog, and he co-led the development of McGuireWoods’ FERC Enforcement Reporter, an innovative, web-based legal research tool that organizes information about FERC enforcement cases and policy statements topically.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris served as a law clerk for the Senior Judge Panel of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He also served as judicial extern to the Honorable James A. Wynn, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge for the Fourth Circuit. While in law school, Chris served as the Executive Comments Editor on the North Carolina Law Review and was selected to the Order of the Coif. 

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Chris McEachran
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Speaker, FERC Enforcement Reporter: An Innovative Legal Research Tool, McGuireWoods LLP Complimentary Webinar, May 21, 2015