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McGuireWoods LLP
FIFTH THIRD CENTER
201 N TRYON ST, STE. 3000
CHARLOTTE, NC 28202
United States

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United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Fintech

McGuireWoods LLP advises emerging financial services companies offering consumer-facing fintech products on a range of compliance issues, litigation, technology transactions, government investigations and regulatory enforcement matters. Rakesh Gopalan leads the multi-disciplinary team from the Charlotte office and focuses on corporate and securities matters alongside Richmond-based James Anderson. In Chicago, Sarah Zielinski is a name to note for commercial and class action litigation, while Susan Rodriguez handles civil litigation, government investigations and enforcement actions. Former practice co-head David Reidy moved in-house to PayActiv.

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Outsourcing

Charlotte-based Rakesh Gopalan and Chicago based Derek Roach jointly lead the team at McGuireWoods LLP, which has experience assisting clients on the entire outsourcing life-cycle, from consulting engagements to licenses and remediation. Steve Gold, the former chair of the group, departed the firm to set up his own practice, GoldTechLaw LLC.

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Technology transactions

McGuireWoods LLP counts fintech as a core strength of the practice, and has been also been advising on outsourcing, healthcare-related tech projects, and M&A-related transactions. The team advised Thrive Technologies on its acquisitions of financial services provider Tier1Net and IT cloud services provider EaseTech. Rakesh Gopalan in Charlotte heads up the group. New York-based capital markets expert Stephen Older is also noted.