McGuireWoods Appoints New Office Managing Partners in Four Cities

January 19, 2023

McGuireWoods has appointed new office managing partners in New York, Chicago, Charlotte and Baltimore, maintaining the firm’s longstanding tradition of rotating key leadership positions.

Jeffrey Chapman is the firm’s new office managing partner in New York. He succeeds partner Noreen Kelly, who served in the role since 2015 and recently became chair of the firm’s nationally recognized Government Investigations & White Collar Litigation Department. Chapman focuses on financial services litigation, including complex commercial and securities litigation, internal investigations, and government and regulatory enforcement actions.

In Chicago, Yuan-Ying Hsu succeeds Christina Egan, who was office managing partner since 2016. Hsu advises clients in middle-market finance transactions, focusing on asset-based lending, fund finance and leveraged acquisitions. She co-chairs the office’s Women Lawyers Network and has led the Chicago office’s recruiting committee.

Brian Kahn is the new office managing partner in Charlotte. He takes over for John McDonald, who led the office since 2017. Kahn’s commercial litigation practice focuses on complex business litigation, class actions, financial services and real estate disputes. He is a member of the firm’s Practice Innovation Office, a team of firm lawyers and administrative professionals that evaluates, recommends and pilots novel approaches to serving clients.

In Baltimore, the new office managing partner is Elena Marcuss. She succeeds Cecil E. Martin III, who held the post since 2016. Marcuss, a member of the labor and employment group, focuses on class and collective actions and investigations.