W. Dixon Snukals Associate

Dixon represents businesses and institutions in a wide range of litigation, regulatory, and transactional matters, including toxic torts, water pollution, water allocation, environmental compliance and due diligence, defense of civil and criminal environmental enforcement actions, utility rate cases, brownfields agreements, commercial disputes, and professional malpractice.

His experience includes taking and defending expert and fact witness depositions, arguing motions, drafting successful dispositive motions, managing extensive discovery projects, and participating in trials in state court.  Dixon has also first-chaired a portion of a rate case relating to recovery of complex environmental costs for a large electric utility company and has guided strategy for other utilities seeking similar costs in rate cases.  He also has extensive experience preparing witnesses to testify before Grand Juries, courts, and utility commissions.

Before joining McGuireWoods LLP as an associate, Dixon was a summer associate and law clerk at the firm.  He also served as a summer clerk for Judge Henry E. Hudson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. 

He is an active member of both the North Carolina Bar Association and the Wake County Bar Association.  He also devotes time to the Greater Carolina’s Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, where he serves as a member of the Leaders Circle and is a Walk MS team captain.

  • Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2014
  • Washington and Lee University, BA, English Literature, 2010

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Wake County Bar Association

Volunteer and Member, Greater Carolina’s Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Leaders Circle

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
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