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McGuireWoods LLP

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Terrence Bagley

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McGuireWoods LLP

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Product and Consumer Litigation




A deputy managing partner of McGuireWoods, Terry focuses on products liability, toxic tort and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience in defending clients in automotive, power products, asbestos and other toxic tort cases. He has litigated throughout the United States and has tried products liability cases to verdict in state and federal courts. He has also argued cases in state and federal courts of appeal. He has served as national and regional counsel in mass tort cases, including cases pending before various multidistrict litigation courts. He has also represented automotive manufacturers in crashworthiness cases in state and federal courts, including cases involving active and passive restraint systems. In addition to his trial work, he has mediated numerous products cases throughout the United States. He has also represented large, national clients in antitrust litigation cases involving allegations of price-fixing. Terry is a former chairman of the firm’s consumer products safety team, and he has represented a wide variety of products manufacturers before the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He has relied on his many years of CPSC experience to develop creative recall and corrective action plans for clients. He has spoken before a number of groups and has published in the area of consumer product safety and risk management. He has also counseled clients in various areas of risk management including literature reviews and analysis of product warnings.


Member, Defense Research Institute; Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association; Chair, Campbell University School of Law Board of Visitors


Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, JD, 1982; Virginia Commonwealth University, BA, 1977

United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)

McGuireWoods LLP’s products, environmental and mass tort litigation practice is headquartered in Richmond and handles matters in the food, equipment, tobacco and recreational products industries. Practice head Diane Flannery continues to act as lead counsel in the defense of Lumber Liquidators in two MDLs concerning the presence of chemicals in laminate flooring sold by the client, one of which has been settled. In other work, Terrence Bagley and Atlanta-based Angela Spivey act as national labeling counsel to food company Conagra and successfully defended the client in several putative class actions and class certification cases. Perry Miles and Samuel Tarry are also recommended. All partners are based in Richmond, unless otherwise indicated.

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United States: Industry focus


Within: Sport

At McGuireWoods LLP, key areas of specialism are major league financing deals, sports marketing deals, endorsement and player deals, and sports industry M&A. The team is ‘well respected by banks involved in sports industry debt finance’. Richard Grant, who heads the firm’s Century City office, advised Kia Motors on sponsorship deals with the NBA, WNBA and NBA Development League. Charlotte-based practice head Kevin McGinnis notably advised US Bank National Association as administrative agent on a $125m credit facility to the Utah Jazz, to be used to renovate the Vivint Smart Home Arena. Terrence Bagley and Dennis Belcher, both based in Richmond, advise high-profile athletes on wealth management.

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