National legal, environmental and energy-focused media covered the recent
arrival of McGuireWoods partners
Allison Wood and
Aaron Flynn in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. The
nationally recognized environmental litigators joined the firm’s Regulatory & Compliance Department.
The National Law Journal’s April 1, 2020, story on the trio’s arrival noted that they “have
experience taming regulators and litigating environmental matters up to the
U.S. Supreme Court level.”
Todd Mullins, managing partner of the firm’s D.C. office, told the NLJ the group “fits well into a number of elements of the firm’s
strategic business planning.”
Wood described the move as “an exciting opportunity to come here and grow
an environmental practice, as people start to rethink energy and how that
intersects with being greener.”
In an interview with
Inside EPA, Jaber said the partners moved to McGuireWoods because “there’s a lot of
synergy between what we wanted to do and what the firm has to offer.”
profiled the trio on April 6 in its weekly “Legal Spotlight” column. In
that story, Wood said McGuireWoods’ decision to bring them on board amid
the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic was encouraging.
“One of the great strengths of McGuireWoods was that they said, ‘Look,
we’re a strong firm. We don’t give up opportunities like this. We’re 100%
on board and moving ahead,’ ” Wood said.
Politico also carried reports on the new McGuireWoods partners.
Bloomberg Law included the news in its April 2 “Wake Up Call” column.