James E. Lego Associate

Jimmy’s practice focuses on government investigations and white collar litigation. He has advised corporate clients facing government investigations on issues relating to the production of client documents.

Jimmy has advised corporate clients on maintaining protection for privileged documents.  Additionally, he has coordinated the response to government demands for production of documents, in order to protect client interests in the face of multiple civil lawsuits and multiple government investigations.  Jimmy has also reviewed client documents to determine responsiveness to government investigations.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Jimmy attended The George Washington University Law School, where he was a Member of The George Washington International Law Review and received the CourtCall Law School Award for the Best Moot Court Student in the George Washington Law School Class of 2020.

Prior to attending law school, Jimmy worked as a pianist and music teacher in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia.  As a pianist, he performed in a variety of contexts and venues from accompanying opera singers to playing for weddings and private events.


Advised Fortune 500 products distributor facing DOJ investigations and civil litigation on responding to government demands for production of documents, highlighting documents protected by privilege and coordinating with the client’s civil litigation counsel to prepare the response to DOJ and address the potential implications of production.

Advised financial services company on responsiveness of documents requested pursuant to FINRA investigation.

  • The George Washington University Law School, JD, with Honors, Member, George Washington International Law Review, 2020
  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, BM, Music Performance, magna cum laude, 2011
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