Stanley A. Roberts Counsel

Stanley focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation. His experience includes representing domestic and international corporate clients in connection with civil litigation matters involving a broad range of substantive law, including antitrust, bankruptcy, healthcare administration, intellectual property, mineral rights, securities, and various business tort claims.

Stanley has experience in all aspects of civil litigation, ranging from preliminary risk assessment through discovery to trial. He also has considerable experience handling regulatory inquiries and conducting internal investigations.

In addition to his work at McGuireWoods, Stanley serves on the board of the College Hills Civic Association. He is an active volunteer with the Parents Association of Sabot at Stony Point, his sons’ preschool, having previously served as Chair of Campus Clean-up efforts and Vice President. Stanley is also a founding member of the Richmond Battery Gaelic Athletic Association, for which he served as club Rúnaí for the Club’s first two years’ of existence.

After law school, Stanley clerked for the Honorable Joseph M. McLaughlin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 2005 to 2007. From 2007 to 2012, when he joined McGuireWoods, he was a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York.


Representation of large foreign alcoholic beverage company in connection with antitrust review of its acquisition of large U.S. alcoholic beverage company.

Representation of large foreign bank in connection with DOJ/OFAC investigation into transaction processing practices.

Representation of large film and photography corporation in connection with litigation arising from Chapter 11 proceedings.

Representation at trial of large mobile technology corporation in patent infringement suit.

  • Hofstra University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Managing Editor of Staff, Hofstra Law Review, 2005
  • Washington and Lee University, BA, 1998
  • Author, Socio-Religious Obstacles to Judicial Reconstruction in Post-Saddam Iraq, 2004
  • New York
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Back to top