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McGuireWoods LLP

Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 775-1000


Employer Type: Private
Chairman: Jonathan P. Harmon
Hiring Partner: J. Tracy Walker IV
Chairs of National Recruiting Committee: James F. Neale
Total No. Attorneys 2018: 1,105

Base Salary

Atlanta; Baltimore; Charlotte; Richmond; Pittsburgh
1st year: $155,000

1st year: $145,000

1st year: $135,000

Norfolk; Wilmington
1st year: $130,000

1st year: $120,000

Austin; Chicago; Dallas; Houston; LA; NY; SF; Tysons; DC
1st year: $175,000       

The firm does not adhere to a lockstep compensation system, and salaries vary for associates beyond their second years.

Summer Associate Offers

19 out of 20 (2Ls) (2017)

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Charlotte, NC
Charlottesville, VA
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Houston, TX
Jacksonville, FL
Los Angeles, CA (Century City)
Los Angeles, CA (Downtown)
New York, NY
Norfolk, VA
Pittsburgh, PA
Raleigh, NC
Richmond, VA
San Francisco, CA
Tysons, VA
Washington, DC
Wilmington, NC

Major Departments & Practices

Antitrust, Trade & Commercial Litigation
Business & Securities Litigation
Class Action
Complex Commercial Litigation
Community Banking
Data Privacy & Security
Debt Finance
Defense & Government Contracting
Financial Institutions
Financial Services Litigation
Food & Beverage
Government Investigations & White Collar Litigation
IP Litigation/Patents
Labor & Employment
Life Sciences
Private Equity
Private Wealth Services
Products, Environmental & Mass Tort
Public Finance
Real Estate & Land Use
Real Estate Development Services
Regulatory & Compliance
Restructuring & Insolvency
Securities & Capital Markets
Tax & Employee Benefits