Chris McEachran, an associate in McGuireWoods’ Government Investigations & White
Collar Litigation Department in Raleigh, will join Oracle Corp. as
corporate counsel. His last day at McGuireWoods is March 6, 2020.
In his new role with Oracle’s commercial legal department, McEachran will
support sales of the company’s cloud network and database products,
handling relevant deals and transactions, contracts and risk assessments.
Oracle is a multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in
Redwood City, California.
“While I will miss my friends at McGuireWoods, I am excited about this new
opportunity to join Oracle. I cannot put into words how much I have learned
from my mentors at McGuireWoods,” McEachran said. “This firm has taught me
how to be a lawyer and instilled in me a standard of excellence I will
carry with me throughout my career.”
McEachran was a summer associate with McGuireWoods in 2011. Following
graduation from UNC Law, he was a law clerk with the Senior Judge Panel of
the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. In 2013, McEachran joined
McGuireWoods as an associate in the firm’s D.C. office, then transferred to
Raleigh in 2017.
As part of McGuireWoods’ government investigations and white collar
litigation team, McEachran has represented individual and corporate clients
nationwide in investigations by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry
Regulatory Authority and the U.S. Department of Justice. He also has
defended clients in complex commercial litigation and energy enforcement
matters, and assisted pro bono clients in labor trafficking and immigration
matters. McEachran was an editor of McGuireWoods’ Subject to Inquiry
blog, and he co-led the development of the firm’s
FERC Enforcement Reporter.