Etahjayne J. Harris Associate

Etahjayne is a litigator who represents clients in complex civil litigation matters involving transportation and medical devices. Etahjayne focuses on product liability matters in state and federal court. She also has an active pro bono practice involving immigration and housing law matters.

Before joining McGuireWoods, Etahjayne was an intern for the Office of the Chief Staff Attorney of the Supreme Court of Virginia. While in law school, Etahjayne assisted residents of the Richmond area on family law matters including custody orders, protective orders, and no-fault divorces. Building on her work at the Supreme Court of Virginia and the University of Richmond, Etahjayne strives to provide clients with excellent representation on complex legal matters.

Etahjayne is a graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law, where she served as treasurer of the Black Law Students Association and a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. During law school, Etahjayne served as the alumni relations editor for the Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT), and earned a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Core Commercial Law Concepts.

"As lawyers, it is our duty to give back."

  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, cum laude, Alumni Relations Editor, Journal of Law and Technology, 2018
  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland, BA, Political Science, 2013

Named to "Top 40 Under 40: Virginia," The National Black Lawyers, 2021, 2022

Named to "Pro Bono Service Honor Roll," Virginia Access to Justice Commission, 2022

Named to “Virginia Rising Stars,” Criminal Defense: White Collar, Appellate, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2012, 2013

Selected as a "2022 Pathfinder," Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), McGuireWoods LLP

  • Virginia
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