The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join its Restructuring and Insolvency Department.
McGuireWoods’ Restructuring and Insolvency Department stands ready to assist clients with any and all insolvency situations. Our national team includes lawyers with transactional and litigation strength. We represent debtors and debtors in possession, secured creditors and unsecured creditors' committees, agents, bank groups, senior and mezzanine lenders, trustees and receivers in all types of debt restructuring, litigation and bankruptcy reorganization proceedings, including out-of-court workouts.
Our lawyers handle large regional, national and international matters and our practice crosses industries, including energy, retail, transportation, real estate, manufacturing and telecommunications. The firm’s clients include manufacturers, trade creditors, and financial institutions such as banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, bondholder committees and asset-based lenders.
Chambers named McGuireWoods a Band 1 firm for Bankruptcy/Restructuring in North Carolina and Virginia, and individually ranked 11 lawyers in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
M&A Advisor named the Alpha Natural Resources matter the “Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year” and “Sec. 363 Sale of the Year” in the annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards, which recognize top distressed investment and restructuring deals and the firms involved in closing the transactions.
Qualified candidates will have 1-3 years’ experience in business bankruptcy litigation, restructuring, or closely related litigation such as complex commercial or financial litigation. Federal circuit court, district court, or bankruptcy clerkships are a significant plus. Excellent academics and writing skills required. Virginia bar license also required within first 12 months.
Disclaimer:At this time, McGuireWoods will not be accepting applicants submitted through search firms or headhunters for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications for consideration.
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McGuireWoods’ reputation is built one lawyer and one client at a time. We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world. Because we focus on aligning our services with client-specific objectives, we also seek lawyers with business experience. Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity. For nearly two centuries, McGuireWoods has expanded its presence and enhanced its capabilities to keep pace with our clients’ needs — both in the United States and in the global marketplace. Today we have more than 1,000 lawyers in 23 offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Brussels and elsewhere in Europe. We do business where our clients do business. We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.