Representation of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in a gluten discrimination case that generated national media attention. A Norfolk federal court granted summary judgment on the grounds that CWF was not required to modify its “no outside food” policy when a patron wanted to consume his own food inside the establishment. The court found that CWF provides adequate alternatives, including gluten-free meals, for customers with special dietary needs.
Representation of a large international bank headquartered in Canada in litigation related to the Enron scandal.
Defense of one of the world’s leading, international commodities trading and logistics companies in a suit which claimed our client breached a partnership agreement pertaining to supplying petroleum products. We moved to dismiss the action and it was granted by the court based on the ground of improper venue. This matter is currently on appeal.
Virginia Elec. & Power Co. v. Bransen Energy, Inc., 850 F.3d 645 (4th Cir. 2017). The Fourth Circuit granted McGuireWoods a complete appellate victory—affirming a combined judgment amount of approximately $23 million—in a contract dispute that involved a complex set of interrelated coal supply and services agreements related Dominion's order of 600,000 tons of a specific coal product, which the seller fulfilled with different products that were unusable for Dominion's intended purpose.
Asarco, LLC v. Noranda Mining, Inc., 844 F.3d 1201 (10th Cir. 2017). McGuireWoods obtained reversal of summary judgment in a case apportioning environmental liability under CERCLA. This major victory re-opened the door for Asarco to seek contribution in numerous other cases as well because it rejected judicial estoppel of such claims based on Asarco’s bankruptcy proceedings.
McGuireWoods Attorneys Honored for Excellence by The National Black Lawyers
December 3, 2019
L.A. Business Journal Honors McGuireWoods In Inaugural ‘Best Law Firms of Los Angeles’ Issue
December 2, 2019
McGuireWoods Partner Melissa Martinez Named to Baltimore Business Journal’s ‘40 Under 40’
November 19, 2019
California Dreaming? New Discovery Rule May Be a Nightmare for Litigants
September 18, 2019
11th Circuit Ruling Calls Text Message TCPA Class Actions Into Question
August 30, 2019
Banking and Finance Disputes Drive Record International Arbitration Caseloads
July 22, 2019
2nd Circuit Suggests Precise Calculation of Damages Not Needed When Applying Contractual Damages Caps
June 24, 2019
Data Preservation: Don't Treat Discovery Like It's 1999
April 22, 2019