With strategically located offices around the world — four in Virginia — McGuireWoods LLP is involved in many aspects of civil practice. Using the resources and experiences of lawyers working from eight legal departments and more than 80 areas of practice, the firm serves public, private, government and nonprofit clients from many industries including automotive, energy resources, healthcare, technology and transportation. With Virginia roots that date back to 1834, McGuireWoods is dedicated to developing relationships that drive results.
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October 2019: Richard Davis has joined Virginia member firm McGuireWoods as its chief operating officer, bringing more than two decades of executive experience in global professional services firms. Mr. Davis will assume leadership responsibility for the firm’s operational departments and assist the senior management team in the development and pursuit of its strategic business priorities. He joins the firm from Navigant Consulting, where he led firmwide operational and strategic initiatives, including key account programs and the deployment of a new resource management system. He also chaired Navigant’s diversity and inclusion council. Mr. Davis received an M.B.A. with concentrations in finance and strategy from Columbia Business School.
May 2019: McGuireWoods Consulting, the government relations arm of Virginia member firm McGuireWoods has been retained by the Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce, a startup marijuana trade organization, to lobby federal lawmakers on cannabis industry issues, ranging from taxation to health care. Lobbyists listed as working on the organization’s issues are Robert Wasinger, Randal Meyer, Frank Donatelli, Michael Drobac and Amanda Armistead. Global Alliance is not the firm’s first marijuana lobbying client. It has represented cannabis product manufacturer and distributor Surterra Holdings since 2017. McGuireWoods’ clients also include Altria, which purchased a $1.8 billion stake in cannabis company Cronos Group last year.
February 2019: Virginia member firm McGuireWoods’ total revenue jumped more than $100 million last year, and profits per partner leapt 33% despite a growing equity partnership. Revenues grew more than 14%, with gross annual revenue passing $817 million and revenue per lawyer climbing above $800,000. Profits per partner jumped to $1.36 million from $1.02 million, as the firm grew its equity partnership by more than7 % and reduced its nonequity ranks. While the firm reported four fewer total partners overall for 2018, it added 14 equity partners last year.The firm ranked 54th in last year’s Am Law 100 rankings, based on its 2017 revenues. It is just slightly more than a year into the tenure of its current leadership group, led by chairman Jon Harmon and managing partner Tracy Walker. Mr. Harmon is currently the only African American leader of an Am Law 100 firm.
July 2018: Kathryn Campbell and Sarah Rashid have joined Virginia member firm McGuireWoods as members of its healthcare litigation group. Previously, Ms. Campbell served as a judicial clerk for Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier of the Illinois Supreme Court, and Ms. Rashid as a member of an AmLaw 200 firm in St. Louis. The firm’s healthcare litigation group consists of 40 lawyers who handle healthcare-related disputes in all jurisdictions, including all aspects of healthcare litigation and enforcement, such as False Claims Act and qui tam actions, as well as government investigations, payor-provider payment disputes and internal investigations.
March 2018: Virginia member firm McGuireWoods’ healthcare litigation group has announced its 2018 schedule of healthcare litigation and compliance webinars. Programs will discuss the outlook on healthcare litigation for 2018, identifying and mitigating data security risks in healthcare organizations, components of an effective compliance program, drafting and enforcing physician non-compete agreements, and much more. Each webinar in the series is broadcast at 1:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. CT/10:00 a.m. PT and lasts one hour. Replays are available for those who cannot make the scheduled times. For a list of dates, and the topics to be covered in each program, please click here.
February 2018: Virginia member firm McGuireWoods will host a complimentary webinar at 1:00 p.m. EST Monday, February 26th, on anti-kickback and false claims issues in healthcare litigation. The webinar will feature McGuireWoods healthcare litigators Jeffrey Clark, David Pivnick and Brett Barnett, who will analyze key concepts from recent cases and provide insight on U.S. Department of Justice perspectives. Scott Becker, a partner in the firm, will moderate the discussion. To register, click here.
September 2017: Richard Cullen, managing partner of Virginia member firm McGuireWoods, has announced he will step down at the end of the year after 11 years at the helm. Mr. Cullen said he has been planning his succession for four years. He will remain at the firm after retiring from his leadership post. A former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and Virginia attorney general, Mr. Cullen has practiced white-collar criminal defense law throughout his chairmanship. He currently represents Vice President Pence in connection with probes into Trump campaign contacts with Russia. During Mr. Cullen’s tenure, McGuireWoods opened offices in seven cities, including in Texas, San Francisco and London, and its revenues nearly doubled to $682 million, according to The American Lawyer magazine. Over the same period, the firm’s Am Law revenue ranking climbed from 68th to 51st.
March 2017: Virginia member firm McGuireWoods‘ healthcare litigation group has announced its 2017 healthcare litigation and compliance webinar series. Programs will discuss the outlook for healthcare litigation in 2017, thoughts on identifying and mitigating data security risks in healthcare organizations, components of an effective compliance program, what to consider when drafting and enforcing physician non-compete agreements, and much more. You may attend as many as you like. Replays will be available for those who cannot make the scheduled times.