McGuireWoods Achieves High Rankings in Chambers USA Survey

May 23, 2014

Chambers and Partners has recognized McGuireWoods LLP attorneys 79 times and firm practice areas 21 times in its 2014 guide, “Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.” Individual and practice group recognitions include:

Amy B. Manning (Antitrust and Trade Regulation – Chicago)

Banking & Finance
Boyd C. Campbell Jr. (Securities – Charlotte)
Art Gambill (Debt Finance – Atlanta)
Hilary P. Jordan (Debt Finance – Atlanta)
Philip J. Perzek (Debt Finance – Chicago)
Neil W. Rust (Debt Finance – Los Angeles) 
Gary D. Samson (Debt Finance – Los Angeles)

J. Trevor Johnston (Restructuring and Insolvency – Charlotte)
Robert H. Pryor (Restructuring and Insolvency – Charlotte)
Brian Swett (Restructuring and Insolvency – Chicago)
Scott P. Vaughn (Restructuring and Insolvency – Charlotte)

Robert L. Burrus Jr. (Securities – Richmond)
Boyd C. Campbell Jr. (Securities – Charlotte)
Clifford A. Cutchins IV (M&A and Cross Border Transactions – Richmond)
Larry J. Dagenhart (M&A and Cross Border Transactions – Charlotte)
E. Lynwood Mallard (Specialty Corporate Practices – Charlotte)
David N. Oakey (Securities – Richmond)
David B. Whelpley Jr. (Specialty Corporate Practices – Charlotte)

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) (Nationwide)
Todd Mullins (Government, Regulatory and Criminal Investigations – Washington)
Noel Symons (Regulatory and Compliance – Washington)

Gordon R. Alphonso (Regulatory and Compliance – Atlanta)
David E. Evans (Regulatory and Compliance – Richmond)
Benne C. Hutson (Regulatory and Compliance – Charlotte)
John M. Lain (Regulatory and Compliance – Richmond)
Daniel K. Slone (Real Estate and Land Use – Richmond)
James A. Thornhill (Regulatory and Compliance – Richmond)

Government: Political Law (Nationwide)
Elliot Berke (Government, Regulatory and Criminal Investigations – Washington)

Scott Becker (Healthcare – Chicago), also recognized in Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide) and Healthcare: Transactional (Nationwide)
James B. Riley Jr. (Healthcare – Chicago)

J. Mark Lawless (Financial Services Litigation – Austin)

Intellectual Property
David E. Finkelson (IP Litigation/Patents – Richmond)
Janet Peyton (Specialty Corporate Practices – Richmond)
Brian C. Riopelle (IP Litigation/Patents – Richmond)

Labor & Employment
Jonathan P. Harmon (Business and Securities Litigation – Richmond)
Gary S. Marshall (Labor and Employment – Richmond)
Stephen W. Robinson (Labor and Employment – Tysons Corner)
Joel Spitz (Labor and Employment – Chicago)
Bruce M. Steen (Labor and Employment – Charlotte)
W. Carter Younger (Labor and Employment – Richmond)

Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
James P. McElligott Jr. (Tax and Employee Benefits – Richmond)

Litigation: First Amendment
Jonathan E. Buchan (Business and Securities Litigation – Charlotte)

Litigation: General Commercial
J. William Boland (Business and Securities Litigation – Richmond)
William G. Broaddus (Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation – Richmond)
Richard Cullen (Government, Regulatory and Criminal Investigations – Richmond)
Douglas W. Ey Jr. (Financial Services Litigation – Charlotte)
David L. Hartsell (Financial Services Litigation – Chicago)
Bradley R. Kutrow (Business and Securities Litigation – Charlotte)
Rosewell Page III (Product and Consumer Litigation – Richmond)
Marta A. Stein (Financial Services Litigation – Chicago)

Litigation: Healthcare & Medical Malpractice
Mark Anderson (Product and Consumer Litigation – Raleigh)

Litigation: Products Liability
Terrence Bagley (Product and Consumer Litigation – Richmond)
Stephen Busch (Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation – Richmond)
William H. King Jr. (Product and Consumer Litigation – Richmond)
Samuel L. Tarry Jr. (Product and Consumer Litigation – Richmond)
J. Tracy Walker IV (Product and Consumer Litigation – Richmond)
Steven R. Williams (Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation – Richmond), also recognized in Products Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

Litigation: Securities
Jacks C. Nickens (Business and Securities Litigation – Houston)

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
John Adams (Government, Regulatory and Criminal Investigations, Richmond)
Kenneth D. Bell (Government, Regulatory and Criminal Investigations – Charlotte)
Richard Cullen (Government, Regulatory and Criminal Investigations – Richmond)
Howard C. “Toby” Vick Jr. (Government, Regulatory and Criminal Investigations – Richmond)

Real Estate
Thomas L. Becket (Real Estate and Land Use – Los Angeles)
Dorothea W. Dickerman (Real Estate and Land Use – Tysons Corner)
Nancy R. Little (Real Estate and Land Use – Richmond)
Robert W. Simmons (Real Estate and Land Use – Charlotte) 
Kenneth W. Wire (Real Estate and Land Use – Tysons Corner)

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use 
John V. Cogbill III (Real Estate and Land Use – Richmond)
Gloria L. Freye (Real Estate and Land Use – Richmond) 
Jonathan Rak (Real Estate and Land Use – Tysons Corner)
Gregory A. Riegle (Real Estate and Land Use – Tysons Corner)

Technology & Outsourcing
Steve Gold (Specialty Corporate Practices, Chicago)

Wealth Management: Eastern Region (Nationwide)
Ronald D. Aucutt (Tax and Employee Benefits – Tysons Corner)
Dennis I. Belcher (Tax and Employee Benefits – Richmond)
Charles D. Fox IV (Tax and Employee Benefits – Charlottesville) 
John O’Grady (Tax and Employee Benefits – Richmond)
Michele McKinnon (Tax and Employee Benefits – Richmond)

National Rankings:
Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) (Band 5)
Products Liability & Mass Torts (Band 4)
Wealth Management (Band 1)

State Rankings:
Antitrust (Illinois, Band 4)
Banking & Finance (Georgia, Band 4; North Carolina, Band 2)
Bankruptcy/Restructuring (North Carolina, Band 1)
Corporate/M&A (North Carolina, Band 3; Southern Virginia, Band 1)
Environment (North Carolina, Band 3; Virginia, Band 1)
Healthcare (Illinois, Band 2)
Intellectual Property (Southern Virginia, Band 1)
Labor & Employment (Virginia, Band 1)
Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois, Band 5; North Carolina, Band 1; Virginia, Band 1)
Litigation: Products Liability (Virginia, Band 1)
Real Estate (North Carolina, Band 3; Northern/Southern Virginia, Band 2/Band 1)

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