Susan Rodriguez > McGuireWoods LLP > Charlotte, United States > Lawyer Profile

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


Susan C. Rodriguez is the co-leader of McGuireWoods’ financial institutions industry team. She focuses on government investigations and complex civil litigation, defending clients in numerous enforcement actions by the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Trade Commission, among others. In addition to representing individuals and companies in federal and state court, Susan has experience in dealing with the financial services, communication, transportation and defense industries. She has also represented individuals and companies in response to congressional inquiries and investigations.

Before joining McGuireWoods, Susan served as a policy advisor at the Department of Homeland Security and advised on immigration, including Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance, border searches, cybersecurity and electronic surveillance.

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United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Fintech

McGuireWoods LLP has an experienced team of fintech lawyers spread throughout its US office network. The firm assists banks and fintech companies on the full range of corporate, finance, regulatory, litigation, and data privacy and security issues. In addition to corporate finance matters, the team regularly assists fintech companies on shared service and partnership agreements, including related IP licensing issues. Lead partners include Charlotte-based fintech head Rakesh Gopalan, a technology and securities lawyer with good expertise in outsourcing deals and IPOs. The firm is also strong on the contentious side, with Charlotte’s Susan Rodriguez, who co-leads the firm’s financial institutions team, a key contact for related litigation, regulatory and enforcement matters, and Chicago partner Sarah Zielinski, who is highly experienced in civil claims and compliance issues. Richmond-based partner James Anderson is a key partner on the corporate finance front.