Jonathan Blank > McGuireWoods LLP > Charlotte, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
201 N TRYON ST, STE. 3000
United States


Jonathan Blank is the chair of McGuireWoods’ Business and Securities Litigation Department. A problem solver who focuses on energy law, his experience includes wind, solar, biomass, natural gas mineral rights, royalty, transportation, construction, consumer protection, fiduciary, closely held corporation and other complex litigation. He has tried dozens of bench and jury trials, and has appeared in district, circuit and federal courts, as well as in AAA arbitrations. He has been reported in cases in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, federal courts in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, and one in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

McGuireWoods LLP is active in commercial, white-collar, products, securities and environmental disputes, with a especially busy caseload in the to financial services and energy sector. Jonathan Blank  in Charlottesville specialises in business and securities litigation while Ava Lias-Booker in Baltimore is a key contact for banks. David Powell in San Francisco is active in class action litigation and unfair competition claims. Robert Muckenfuss in Charlotte leads the firm-wide complex commercial litigation practice.

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

In 2021, McGuireWoods LLP had a strong series of successes for clients in industries including financial services, bio pharma, and software cloud communications. In the financial services sector, the firm draws on its combined expertise in broker-dealer, restructuring, finance and white-collar practices in New York. Todd Steggerda in Washington DC leads the government investigations and white-collar litigation practice, while Cheryl Haas in Atlanta is chair of financial services litigation. Robert Muckenfuss in Charlotte leads on complex commercial litigation and Jonathan Blank in Charlottesville is chair of the business and securities litigation group. Key partner Louis Greenstein in DC acted for Cherry Bekaert LLP in a putative class action in Georgia.