McGuireWoods and Helms Mulliss & Wicker Finalize Merger

April 1, 2008

McGuireWoods LLP and Helms Mulliss & Wicker, PLLC finalized their merger (see previous 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.