Toxic Tort Litigator Candace Blydenburgh Joins McGuireWoods in Richmond

May 16, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP announced today that Candace Blydenburgh has joined the firm’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation practice as a partner in Richmond.

Blydenburgh has seasoned experience defending complex litigation in both state and federal courts throughout the country. Having represented a wide range of clients, including railroad corporations, insurance companies and automotive manufacturers, she brings to the firm years of experience focused on managing all aspects of trial and litigation involving toxic exposure, product liability and matters of negligence.

“Candace’s arrival is great news, both for the firm and our team,” said Steven Williams, chairman of the firm’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation practice. “Her depth of knowledge in asbestos litigation and other toxic tort matters that continue to be foremost areas of concern for manufacturers and other companies across the nation will undoubtedly further strengthen our national practice.”

Blydenburgh, who previously served as a partner at Bowman and Brooke LLP in Richmond, earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1996.