December 11, 2020
Forty-five McGuireWoods lawyers were selected by their professional peers for inclusion in Virginia Business magazine’s 2020 Legal Elite, published in its December issue. The firm’s lawyers were honored in 15 Legal Elite categories.
The magazine profiled Richmond partner Janet P. Peyton as a top vote-getter in the intellectual property/IT category. Peyton discussed the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on data privacy and security and the May 2020 ransomware attack on Blackbaud, a cloud software platform used by many nonprofits.
Including Peyton, McGuireWoods’ Virginia Legal Elite honorees are:
Virginia Business publishes Legal Elite annually in collaboration with the Virginia Bar Association. Nearly 1,900 lawyers participated in this year’s balloting, submitting more than 6,000 nominations.