JD Supra Honors McGuireWoods and MWC for Thought Leadership in Readers’ Choice Awards

Firm Earns Top Recognition for Healthcare Insights

April 30, 2020

McGuireWoods and its full-service public affairs arm, McGuireWoods Consulting, were recognized five times for thought leadership and honored as the top firm on the topic of healthcare by JD Supra, a leading distributor of customized legal and business content, in its Readers’ Choice Awards.

The awards recognize top firms and writers for their reach with readers in a specific industry or for thought leadership on key, cross-industry topics. Readers include top corporate executives and legal decision makers, journalists and other professionals who receive JD Supra’s curated content.

Stephanie Kennan, senior vice president with McGuireWoods Consulting, was named JD Supra’s No. 1 healthcare author and was recognized for thought leadership on the topic of life sciences. Kennan, a member of McGuireWoods Consulting’s federal public affairs team, advises clients on healthcare policy issues.

McGuireWoods Chicago partner Amber McGraw Walsh, chair of the firm’s Healthcare Department and a leading voice for advancement of women in the private equity sector, was recognized as a top author on the topics of healthcare and M&A.

Chicago partner Geoff Cockrell, co-chair of the private equity group and a member of the firm’s Board of Partners, was honored as a top M&A author.

Readers’ Choice Award recipients were chosen through analysis of JD Supra 2019 reader data. Across 26 key categories, JD Supra recognized the excellence and achievement of only 235 authors selected out of more than 50,000 who publish on the platform.