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’ Gregory Evans Honored Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law
October 11, 2019
Richard Deutsch, Sarah Holub Discuss Impact of 6th Circuit Ruling on International Arbitration
October 10, 2019
Accomplished Litigator Tanya Greene Joins McGuireWoods as a Partner in Los Angeles
October 3, 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