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McGuireWoods, one of the world’s leading law firms, has earned the loyalty of its many longstanding clients with deep and broad legal experience; a passion for understanding their businesses and markets; innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions; and unmatched service. McGuireWoods’ continuing success comes down to one simple fact: The firm listens to its clients.

Clients consistently place McGuireWoods among a small group of elite firms in surveys such as BTI Consulting’s “Client Service A-Team,” an annual ranking derived from unprompted feedback by general counsel and top decision-makers at Fortune 1,000 companies. 2018 marked the 13th time the firm has been singled out for excellence on BTI’s “Client Service 30” list. McGuireWoods is one of only 10 firms to make the coveted list 13 times or more.

In addition, BTI named McGuireWoods to its “Most Recommended Law Firms” list — a rare and prestigious distinction based on feedback from corporate counsel willing to bet their reputations when recommending specific firms to their peers. McGuireWoods is one of only nine law firms to appear on the list for 17 consecutive years.

One aspect of McGuireWoods’ value proposition is its ability to address client issues from multiple angles by partnering with affiliate McGuireWoods Consulting, which The National Law Journal ranked in the top 20 Washington, D.C., government relations firms. By working closely with its consultants, McGuireWoods can augment its legal work with powerful expertise and connections in strategic communications and government relations.

Also setting the firm apart is its longstanding commitment to innovation in the delivery of legal services. McGuireWoods was named the most innovative firm in the business of law, ranked third overall and earned seven more honors in Financial Times’ prestigious North America Innovative Lawyers report.

The firm invests in technology and staff to enhance its productivity and efficiency, including building an outstanding in-house e-discovery infrastructure. McGuireWoods was quick to embrace legal project management and has developed proprietary tools for budgeting and matter management, even helping clients establish their own in-house systems. And the firm is a pioneer in the creative use of alternatives to the billable hour to help clients control legal costs without sacrificing quality. BTI has recognized McGuireWoods as one of only a handful of firms that legal decision-makers at top companies rank as the absolute best at developing and implementing AFAs for their corporate clients.

The firm partners with clients to give back to communities and advance their mutual desire to increase diversity in the profession. Working Mother has honored McGuireWoods eight times as a “Best Law Firm for Women,” and the firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts have been recognized by Law360, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, among others. As part of the firm’s commitment to community service, its lawyers provide thousands of hours of pro bono work each year, helping children, battered spouses, the elderly, veterans and nonprofit groups.

  • Chairman
  • Jonathan P. Harmon
  • Managing Partner
  • J. Tracy Walker IV
  • Offices
  • Atlanta
  • Austin
  • Baltimore
  • Brussels
  • Charlottesville
  • Houston
  • Jacksonville
  • London
  • Los Angeles – Century City
  • Los Angeles – Downtown
  • New York
  • Norfolk
  • Pittsburgh
  • Raleigh
  • Richmond
  • San Francisco
  • Shanghai
  • Tysons
  • Wilmington
  • Number of Attorneys Firmwide
  • 1,100

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