McGuireWoods Earns Nationwide Rankings in Prestigious Chambers Fintech Guide

December 22, 2020

McGuireWoods earned two nationwide rankings in Chambers and Partners’ “2020 Fintech Guide,” underscoring the firm’s position as a sought-after adviser to leading financial technology companies and financial institutions.

The firm received nationwide rankings for its overall fintech work and for advising clients in matters involving lending and payment services and other critical technologies for the financial services industry. Chambers specifically cited McGuireWoods for providing corporate and regulatory advice to a “roster of emerging companies at the forefront of the fintech sector.”

Chambers also noted that McGuireWoods “enjoys an excellent reputation in banking and finance matters, and supports this with strong teams in a number of complementary practice areas including IP, M&A and technology outsourcing, setting it up well to serve the needs of pioneering businesses at the nexus of tech and finance.”

One client interviewed by Chambers researchers lauded McGuireWoods as “an excellent firm for cutting-edge fintech regulatory and product work, as well as government relations.”

Rakesh Gopalan, who co-leads the fintech group with Molly M. White, said the Chambers rankings “reflect the depth and breadth of our interdisciplinary capabilities, our understanding of emerging technologies and our experience serving financial services clients.”

“This recognition is a testament to our team’s excellence advising clients throughout the financial services industry in corporate, regulatory and litigation matters,” White added.

Respected, independent authorities recognize McGuireWoods for its service to the nation’s largest banks and financial institutions, and key innovators in fintech. Law360 recently named McGuireWoods a 2020 “Banking Practice Group of the Year.” In addition, U.S. News-Best Lawyers named McGuireWoods “Law Firm of the Year” for banking and finance litigation in the 2021 edition of “Best Law Firms.”