Ms Cheryl Haas > McGuireWoods LLP > Atlanta, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
ATLANTA, GA 30309-3534
United States
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Cheryl is the chair of McGuireWoods’ Complex Commercial Litigation Department and concentrates her practice on financial services and other complex commercial litigation. She has significant experience managing financial services and other Fortune 500 companies in state and federal courts, including mass actions and class actions related to Ponzi schemes as well as claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation and fraud. She has favorably settled many of those disputes and tried others to verdict. In addition, Cheryl has significant experience handling securities enforcement and related investigations and litigation involving the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and state securities regulators.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

McGuireWoods LLP is noted for its ‘efficient and effective use of resources’ and ‘very good firm culture’. It maintains a nationwide commercial litigation practice that is especially strong in the financial services sector. For example, it successfully represented a mortgage lender in a case brought by borrowers challenging the framework of the mortgage securitization industry; the team – led by Ava Lias-Booker in Baltimore – secured a victory in the Maryland Court of Appeals. Atlanta-based Cheryl Haas is a leading figure in the firm for financial services-sector litigation; ACTL fellow Jonathan Blank is based in Charlottesville and is ‘responsive, practical and strategic’; and Robert Muckenfuss chairs the commercial litigation department from Charlotte.