Eddie is a member of the firm’s nationally recognized Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation team. His practice includes representing leading financial institutions in government investigations and enforcement actions by various federal agencies. Eddie also focuses on representing corporate and individual clients in connection with internal investigations and grand jury subpoenas.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Eddie served as law clerk to U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. in the Northern District of West Virginia.
Eddie graduated Order of the Coif from the West Virginia University College of Law where he earned awards for the top grade in several courses and received the Patrick Duffy Koontz award for leadership, citizenship, and academic excellence.
As an undergraduate at Washington & Jefferson College, Eddie was a college baseball All-American.
Defend major financial institutions and other companies in enforcement actions by the DOJ and SEC
Represent financial institutions in responding to inquiries from federal banking regulators
Conduct internal investigations arising out of whistleblower complaints
Advise companies and individuals in responding to federal grand jury subpoenas
Represent financial institutions in responding to third party subpoenas
Update companies’ policies, procedures, and training to align with guidance on maintaining effective compliance programs
Selected for inclusion, North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2021
Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., Northern District of West Virginia, 2017-2019
Order of the Coif, West Virginia University College of Law
Recipient, Patrick Duffy Koontz Award for leadership, citizenship, and academic excellence, 2017
Recipient, CALI Awards for Excellence in Contracts, 2014; Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation, 2016; and Advanced Statutory Tort Substitutes, 2016
Recipient, NCAA post-graduate scholarship, 2014
Recipient, Walter C. Cooper Senior Athlete Award, Washington & Jefferson College, 2014
All American, American Baseball Coaches Association / Rawlings NCAA Div. III, 2013
Member, West Virginia Bar Association
Member, North Carolina Bar Association
Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Member, Federal Bar Association, Western District of North Carolina Chapter