Robert Muckenfuss > McGuireWoods LLP > Charlotte, United States > Lawyer Profile

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


Robert Muckenfuss is chair of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Department and is a first chair trial lawyer who focuses his practice on complex business and financial services litigation. He has tried cases to jury verdict in state and federal courts and has handled a wide variety of business disputes around the country. In his financial services litigation practice, Robert has represented large financial institutions in various consumer-related lawsuits, including nationwide mortgage litigation. He also manages large teams of lawyers who handle financial services litigation across the country.

In his motorsports practice, Robert represents team owners and drivers in various aspects of the business. He has negotiated major driver contracts and sponsor deals within NASCAR’s top series. In his pro bono practice, Robert is routinely appointed to represent indigent criminal defendants and has tried numerous criminal cases to jury verdict.

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.