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Positions currently available are listed below by office location. Please submit your resume, law school transcript, and cover letter by clicking "Apply Online," or as otherwise noted in the posting.

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Updated: 10/17/2018

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Atlanta

CONTACT:
Meredith Marks for more information.
Complex Commercial Litigation Associate
The Atlanta office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate with 3 - 5 years’ experience for the Complex Commercial Litigation Department. Ideal candidate will have experience in financial services matters. Georgia bar is required. Must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, be well-organized and have good negotiation skills. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req # 1239.
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Corporate Partner/Group
The Atlanta office of McGuireWoods seeks a partner or group (at least two partners) with experience in general corporate, M&A and securities. Partner candidates must have portable business. Georgia Bar required. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Real Estate Associate
The Atlanta office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Real Estate Department. Qualified candidates will have 2 – 6 years of experience. The ideal candidate must have deal expertise in commercial acquisitions (including title and survey review) and dispositions, leasing, real estate debt, equity and/or capital markets transactions. Top academic credentials, drafting and communication skills required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced, national real estate practice group working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req # 1217.
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Transactional Associate
The Atlanta office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate with 3-5 years of transactional experience for its technology and outsourcing practice. Candidates must have a demonstrated capability in information technology issues and developments, and have an interest in being part of a specialized and fast-paced practice supporting business uses of technology. Transactional experience in general corporate, corporate finance, and/or information technology transactions is required. Specific background in information technology, outsourcing or cloud services is a strong plus as is experience with other strategic supply chain transactions. In addition, the candidate must be a proven self-starter willing to take on a good deal of responsibility, with strong academic and work experience. 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. Please reference Req # 1236.
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Austin

CONTACT:
Tamara Fairhurst for more information.
Energy Transactional Associate
The Austin office of McGuireWoods is seeking an associate to join its Energy Transactional practice. Qualified candidates will have 1-4 years of law firm mergers & acquisitions experience, preferably in the energy sector. Experience with renewable energy, oil & gas, project development or project finance is helpful. This is a terrific opportunity to join a dynamic and growing energy practice with a strong emphasis on the acquisition, development and financing of renewable energy projects and power generation assets. Candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with client business and legal teams. Licensed to practice in Texas preferred. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1353), resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Reference Req. #1353.
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M&A Associate
The Austin office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the M&A Corporate department. Qualified candidates will have 3 – 5 years of experience in corporate transactions. Candidates should possess the ability to interact with and advise business people and lead deal teams and transactions from inception through closing. Must have a strong academic record, excellent writing and oral communication skills and the ability to work independently with clients and colleagues. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req # 1351.
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Baltimore

CONTACT:
Jane Dunton for more information.
Business & Securities Litigation Associate
The Baltimore office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Business & Securities Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 3 years of general litigation experience including experience as a federal judicial clerk and/or Maryland appellate court clerk. Candidates must be admitted in Maryland and have law firm commercial litigation experience. Excellent academic credentials and writing skills are also required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript.  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. Please reference Req # 1328.
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Charlotte

CONTACT:
Tamara Fairhurst for more information.
Healthcare Associate
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Healthcare Department. Qualified candidates will have 2 – 7 years of regulatory or healthcare transactional experience. Prior employment in a sophisticated law firm environment and transactional healthcare experience in particular is favored. Excellent academic credentials and solid writing skills are required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req #1327.
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Labor & Employment Associate
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Labor & Employment Department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 3 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have experience drafting pleadings, conducting legal research, appearing in court and preparing for and/or taking depositions. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials as well as strong organization, writing and communication skills. Please submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample. 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. Please reference Req # 1350.
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M&A, Energy & Private Equity Associate
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join its M&A and Private Equity practice. Qualified candidates will have 4-5 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance and general corporate matters, preferably with a large or mid-sized law firm. Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise business people and lead deal teams and transactions from inception through closing. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req #1316
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Private Wealth Associate
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks a 3rd – 5th year associate to join its Private Wealth Services team. Qualified candidates should have commensurate experience in estate administration, sophisticated estate planning, as well as business and income tax matters. Excellent academic credentials and solid law firm work experience, including client interaction, are preferred. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req. #1346.
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Real Estate Associate
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Real Estate Department.  Qualified candidates will have 4 - 6 years of experience. The ideal candidate must have deal expertise in negotiating commercial acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, real estate debt, equity and/or capital markets transactions, as well handling title and survey review.  Top academic credentials, drafting and communication skills required.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced, national real estate practice group working on wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions.  Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.  Please reference Req # 1348.
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Regulatory & Compliance Associate
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks a junior-level environmental associate for the Regulatory & Compliance Department. Qualified candidates will have 3 - 5 years of experience handling environmental, health and safety regulatory and adjudicatory matters.  General experience in other areas of administrative law and any type of judicial clerkship are also positives.  Excellent academic credentials, writing, and communication skills are required, along with a commitment to firm’s core values of excellence, integrity, client service, diversity and inclusion, community, and collegiality. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req #1354.
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Tax & Employee Benefits Associate or Counsel
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate or counsel for the Tax & Employee Benefits Department. Qualified candidates will have at least 5 - 6 years of experience working with tax-qualified retirement plans, health and welfare benefits and executive compensation. Experience with executive compensation securities disclosure rules, ERISA plan-asset regulations in connection with fund formation and/or employee benefits matters relating to corporate transactions a plus. Excellent academic credentials are required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req #1331.
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Tax & Employee Benefits Staff Attorney
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks a mid-level staff attorney for the Tax & Employee Benefits Department. Qualified candidates will have experience working with tax-qualified retirement plans, health and welfare benefits and executive compensation. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req #1332.
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Transactional Associate
The Charlotte office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate with 3-5 years of transactional experience for its technology and outsourcing practice. Candidates must have a demonstrated capability in information technology issues and developments, and have an interest in being part of a specialized and fast-paced practice supporting business uses of technology. Transactional experience in general corporate, corporate finance, and/or information technology transactions is required. Specific background in information technology, outsourcing or cloud services is a strong plus as is experience with other strategic supply chain transactions. In addition, the candidate must be a proven self-starter willing to take on a good deal of responsibility, with strong academic and work experience. 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. Please reference Req # 1340.
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Charlottesville

CONTACT:
Jane Dunton for more information.
Corporate Associate
The Charlottesville office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate with 2 - 4 years of general corporate experience.  Qualified candidates will have some experience in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital or private equity and general corporate and LLC formation, business transactions and agreements and related work preferably with a large or mid-sized law firm.  A Virginia bar license is required. This opening presents a unique opportunity to join a global law firm and work on interesting and significant transactions, but with little travel and the attractive lifestyle of a popular and thriving university town centrally located near Washington D.C., the Virginia mountains and the east coast.  The candidate would also work regularly with attorneys in other offices thereby being integrated into the entire firm.  Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript to the Attorney Recruiting Manager. Disclaimer: At this time, McGuireWoods will not accept applicants submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications for consideration. Please reference req # 1330.
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Real Estate Staff Attorney
The McGuireWoods Charlottesville office seeks an attorney for the Real Estate Department. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience handling all aspects of real estate transactions, including commercial transactions. The ideal candidate must have deal expertise with purchase and sale agreements, financing transactions, title and survey review, leasing and closing document preparation. Drafting and communication skills are required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-paced, national real estate practice group working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. 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. Please reference Req #1349.
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Chicago

CONTACT:
Joel Shulman for more information.
Complex Commercial or Securities Litigation Partner or Group
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks a complex commercial or securities litigation partner or group. The ideal candidate will be a courtroom litigator (or group) with experience in complex commercial or securities litigation matters, primarily in federal court. Individual candidates must have portable business of at least $2 million. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will not be accepted.
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Debt Finance Associate
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join the Debt Finance department. Qualified candidates will have 3 – 5 years of corporate transactional experience. The position will involve syndicated credit facilities, secured and unsecured senior debt, acquisition financing, real estate financing, mezzanine debt and intercreditor matters. Candidates must have superior academic credentials and excellent writing skills. Applicants with debt finance experience, business experience in financial transactions or accounting matters will be preferred. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1338), resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. Please reference Job Req #1338. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Healthcare Associate
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Healthcare Department. Qualified candidates will have 4-7 years of regulatory or healthcare transactional experience.  Prior employment in a sophisticated law firm environment and transactional healthcare experience in particular is favored. Excellent academic credentials and solid writing skills are required. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req #1194), resume and law school transcript.  Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. Please reference Job Req #1194.  All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Healthcare Private Equity Associate
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks a Healthcare Private Equity Associate. Qualified candidates will have 4-6 years of general corporate experience with a strong background in mergers and acquisitions, finance and private equity. Prior employment in a sophisticated law firm environment is favored. Previous healthcare private equity experience is considered helpful but not required. Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise business people and lead deal teams and transactions from inception through closing. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req #1253), resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. Please reference Job Req #1253. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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M&A and Private Equity Associate
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join its M&A and Private Equity practice. Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity fund formation and governance and general corporate matters, preferably with large or mid-sized firms. Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with deal teams and advise client as well as lead significant portions of the transactions from inception through closing. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1322), resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. Please reference Job Req. #1322. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Private Equity Junior Partner / Senior Associate / Counsel
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks a junior partner or senior associate/counsel for its Private Equity transactions practice.  Portable business is not required.  Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of private equity and mergers and acquisitions transactions experience, preferably with a sophisticated national law firm.  Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise clients and lead deal teams on transactions from inception through closing.  Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req 1212), resume and transcript.  Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager.  All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Project Finance Counsel/Partner
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks a counsel/junior partner with 10 to 15 years of experience in the project finance sector, with an emphasis on the power sector (including renewable energy). Experience should include managing and running project finance and/or tax equity financings, drafting credit agreements, depositary agreements, third party consents and related ancillary financing documents, as well as experience is drafting, evaluating and negotiating project contracts such as power purchase agreements, balance of plant agreements, turbine supply agreements, solar equipment supply agreements, operating and maintenance agreements, energy management agreements and other project contracts customarily associated with wind, solar and other power developments. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1255 for counsel or Job Req. #1258 for partner), resume, law school transcript and writing sample. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. Please reference Job Req. #1255 for counsel or Job Req. #1258 for partner. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Transactional Associate
The Chicago office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate with 3-5 years of transactional experience for its technology and outsourcing practice. Candidates must have a demonstrated capability in information technology issues and developments, and have an interest in being part of a specialized and fast-paced practice supporting business uses of technology. Transactional experience in general corporate, corporate finance, and/or information technology transactions is required. Specific background in information technology, outsourcing or cloud services is a strong plus as is experience with other strategic supply chain transactions. In addition, the candidate must be a proven self-starter willing to take on a good deal of responsibility, with strong academic and work experience. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1341), resume and law school transcript.  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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Dallas

CONTACT:
Tamara Fairhurst for more information.
Financial Services Litigation Staff Attorney
The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a staff attorney for the Financial Services Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of experience in Litigation for a position involving mortgage-related disputes and general litigation. Texas bar is required. Candidate must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, be well-organized (responsible for handling a large volume of cases) and have good negotiation skills. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req # 1355.
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Healthcare Associate or Counsel
The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate or counsel position for the Healthcare Department. Qualified candidates will have 2 - 7 years of healthcare transactional or regulatory experience. Prior employment in a sophisticated law firm environment and transactional healthcare experience in particular is favored. Excellent academic credentials and solid writing skills are required. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1309 for associate and #1310 for counsel), resume and law school transcript. 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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IP Litigation Associate
The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the IP Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 6 years patent litigation experience. Candidate must have Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering degree. Excellent academic credentials required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.  Please reference Req. #1183.  
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IP Litigation/Patents Staff Attorney
The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a Staff Attorney to join the IP Litigation/Patents department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 3 years of patent prosecution experience, software patent application experience at plus. Candidates must have a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills. USPTO and TX Bar admission is required. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. 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.  Please reference Req. #1184.
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M&A, Energy & Private Equity Associate
The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join its M&A and Private Equity practice. Qualified candidates will have 3 – 5 years of general corporate and transactional experience on behalf of private and institutional investors. Candidate will have experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate governance and preferably with a mid-to-large size law firm. Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise business people, manage due diligence teams and lead deal teams and transactions from inception through closing. Candidates licensed in Texas or qualified for waiver preferred.  Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript.  Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req. #1311.
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Private Equity Associate
The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join its M&A and private equity practice. Qualified candidates will have 5 - 6 years of general corporate and transactional experience on behalf of private and institutional investors. Candidate will have experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, corporate governance and preferably with a mid-to-large size law firm. Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise business people, manage due diligence teams and lead deal teams and transactions from inception through closing. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.  Please reference Req. #1265. 
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Private Equity Junior Partner / Senior Associate / Counsel
The Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks a junior partner or senior associate/counsel for its Private Equity transactions practice. Portable business is not required. Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of private equity and mergers and acquisitions transactions experience, preferably with a sophisticated national law firm. Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise clients and lead deal teams on transactions from inception through closing. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Houston

CONTACT:
Tamara Fairhurst for more information.
Business & Securities Litigation Associate
The Houston office of McGuireWoods seeks a 3rd - 5th year associate for the Business & Securities Litigation department. Qualified candidates will have litigation experience or experience as a federal judicial clerk. Excellent academic credentials required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req #1182.
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Corporate Partner/Group
The Houston office of McGuireWoods seeks a partner or group (at least two partners) with experience in general corporate, M&A and securities. Partner candidates must have portable business. Opportunity to be a part of a new and growing office. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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IP Litigation Associate
The Houston office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the IP Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 6 years patent litigation experience. Candidate must have Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering degree. Excellent academic credentials required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.  Please reference Req #1119.
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IP Litigation/Patents Staff Attorney
The Houston office of McGuireWoods seeks a Staff Attorney to join the IP Litigation/Patents department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 3 years of patent prosecution experience, software patent application experience at plus. Candidates must have a degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills. USPTO and TX Bar admission is required. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. 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.  Please reference Req #1200. 
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Tax Associate
The Houston office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Business Tax Group in the Tax & Employee Benefits Department. Candidates should have 2-4 years of corporate and partnership tax transactional and planning experience in a law firm. Familiarity with production, investment, or new markets tax credits is a plus. Experience with drafting limited liability operating agreements, purchase and sale agreements and other transactional documents also a plus. Candidates with an LL.M. in taxation are preferred. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. 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. Please reference Req # 1334.
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Los Angeles - Century City

CONTACT:
Meredith Marks for more information.
Private Equity and Corporate Transactional Associate
The Century City office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join its Private Equity and Corporate Transactional practice. Qualified candidates will have 4+ years of general corporate experience with mergers and acquisitions, general commercial transactions, and heavy private equity experience, preferably within a sophisticated law firm environment. Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise business clientele and lead deal teams on transactions from inception through closing. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req # 1228.
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Los Angeles - Downtown

CONTACT:
Meredith Marks for more information.
Complex Commercial Litigation Associate
The Los Angeles Downtown office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate with 2 - 4 years experience for the Complex Commercial Litigation Department. California bar is required. Must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Please submit cover letter, resume, and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req # 1205.
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New York

CONTACT:
Joel Shulman for more information.
Financial Services Litigation Associate
The New York office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join the Financial Services Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 2-4 years of litigation experience. Experience in the financial services industry, court experience, regulatory investigation experience and candidates who have served as judicial law clerks would be considered a plus. Strong writing and research skills, excellent academic credentials and admission to the New York bar are required. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1323), resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will not be accepted.
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Financial Services Litigation Staff Attorney
The New York office of McGuireWoods seeks a full time Staff Attorney for the Financial Services Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of litigation experience for matters involving credit card, auto finance and mortgage-related disputes as well other general financial services litigation matters. New York bar is required; admission to New York federal district courts is also preferred. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, be well-organized, have the ability to multi-task (this position involves handling a large volume of cases), and have good negotiation skills. This is a non-partnership track position. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1352), resume and law school transcript. 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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Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Associate
The New York office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join the Government Investigations & White Collar Department. Qualified candidates will have 2-4 years of litigation experience that includes, at least in part, some internal review, regulatory or governmental investigations experience. Experience in the financial services industry and candidates who have served as judicial law clerks would be considered a plus. Strong writing and research skills, excellent academic credentials and admission to the New York bar are required. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1321), resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will not be accepted.
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Norfolk

CONTACT:
Jane Dunton for more information.
Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Associate
The Norfolk office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 3 years of general litigation experience or experience as a federal judicial clerk.   Excellent drive, interest in being challenged, academic credentials, and writing skills are required. Experience with complex litigation, federal criminal law, or investigations is a plus.  A Virginia bar license is required. Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to the Recruiting Manager. 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. Please reference job req. # 1337.
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Pittsburgh

CONTACT:
Joel Shulman for more information.
Complex Commercial Litigation Staff Attorney
The Pittsburgh office of McGuireWoods seeks a Staff Attorney for the Complex Commercial Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of experience in Commercial Litigation for a position involving mortgage-related disputes and general litigation. Pennsylvania bar is required. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, be well-organized (responsible for handling a large volume of cases), and have good negotiation skills. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job req. #1380), resume and law school transcript. This is a non-partnership track position. 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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Debt Finance Associate or Counsel
The Pittsburgh office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate or counsel to join the Debt Finance department. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of corporate transactional experience. Portable business is not required. The position will involve syndicated credit facilities, secured and unsecured senior debt, acquisition financing, real estate financing, mezzanine debt and intercreditor matters. Candidates must have superior academic credentials and excellent writing skills. Applicants with debt finance experience, business experience in financial transactions or accounting matters will be preferred. Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1381), resume and law school transcript. 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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Private Equity Junior Partner / Senior Associate / Counsel
The Pittsburgh office of McGuireWoods seeks a junior partner or senior associate/counsel for its Private Equity transactions practice.  Portable business is not required.  Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of private equity and mergers and acquisitions transactions experience, preferably with a sophisticated national law firm.  Candidates should also possess the ability to interact with and advise clients and lead deal teams on transactions from inception through closing.  Please submit cover letter (Reference Job Req. #1211 for junior partner or Job Req. #1214 for counsel), resume and transcript.  Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager.  Please reference Job Req. #1211 for junior partner or Job Req. #1214 for counsel. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.
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Raleigh

CONTACT:
Tamara Fairhurst for more information.
IP Litigation Associate
The Raleigh office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the IP Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 6 years patent litigation experience. Candidate must have Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering degree. Excellent academic credentials required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted.  Please reference Req # 1120.  
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M&A Corporate Associate
The Raleigh office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the M&A Corporate department. Qualified candidates will have 3 – 5 years of experience in corporate transactions, ideally with significant experience in M&A and equity-related transactions. Candidates should possess the ability to interact with and advise business people and lead deal teams and transactions from inception through closing. Must have a strong academic record, excellent writing and oral communication skills and the ability to work independently with clients and colleagues. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req # 1347.
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Richmond

CONTACT:
Meredith Marks for more information.
Corporate Associate
The Richmond office of McGuireWoods seeks a corporate transactional associate to join their intellectual property group. The ideal candidate should have 1-2 years’ transactional IP experience in trademark prosecution and preclearance. Additional experience in data privacy and security work is a plus. Excellent academic credentials required. Virginia bar preferred. 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. Please reference Req # 1232.
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Healthcare Associate
The Richmond office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Healthcare Department. Qualified candidates will have 2 – 7 years of regulatory or healthcare transactional experience . Prior employment in a sophisticated law firm environment and transactional healthcare experience in particular is favored. Excellent academic credentials and solid writing skills are required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req # 1192.
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IP Litigation Associate
The Richmond office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the IP Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 1 – 6 years patent litigation experience. Candidate must have Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering degree. Excellent academic credentials required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference Req # 1106.
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Real Estate Staff Attorney
The Richmond office of McGuireWoods seeks an attorney for the Real Estate Department. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience handling all aspects of real estate transactions, including commercial transactions. The ideal candidate must have deal expertise with purchase and sale agreements, financing transactions, title and survey review, leasing and closing document preparation. Drafting and communication skills are required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-paced, national real estate practice group working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. 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. Please reference Req #1238.
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Restructuring and Insolvency Associate
The Richmond office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join its Restructuring and Insolvency Department. Qualified candidates will have 3 - 5 years business bankruptcy litigation or restructuring experience (which may include federal clerkships). 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. Qualified candidates with an interest in other McGuireWoods offices may also apply. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. 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. Please reference Req # 1241.
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Transactional Associate
The Richmond office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate with 3-5 years of transactional experience for its technology and outsourcing practice. Candidates must have a demonstrated capability in information technology issues and developments, and have an interest in being part of a specialized and fast-paced practice supporting business uses of technology. Transactional experience in general corporate, corporate finance, and/or information technology transactions is required. Specific background in information technology, outsourcing or cloud services is a strong plus as is experience with other strategic supply chain transactions. In addition, the candidate must be a proven self-starter willing to take on a good deal of responsibility, with strong academic and work experience. 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. Please reference Req # 1237.
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San Francisco

CONTACT:
Jane Dunton for more information.
IP Litigation Associate
The San Francisco office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the IP Litigation Department. Qualified candidates will have 1 – 6 years patent litigation experience. Candidate must have Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering degree. Excellent academic credentials required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript.  Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to the Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. Please reference req # 1329.
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Tysons

CONTACT:
Jane Dunton for more information.
Commercial Litigation Associate
The Tysons office seeks an Associate with 1 to 3 years of commercial litigation experience.  Large law firm experience preferred but is not required.  Candidates who have served as federal judicial law clerks are preferred.  Excellent academics and strong writing and interpersonal skills are required.  Admission to the Virginia Bar is required.  Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript. Disclaimer: At this time, McGuireWoods will not accept applicants submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications for consideration. Please reference req # 1342.
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Corporate Partner/Group
The Tysons office of McGuireWoods seeks a partner or group (at least two partners) with experience in general corporate, M&A, and securities. Partner candidates must have portable business. Virginia Bar required. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods LLP may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions by search firms will be deemed not accepted. 
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Labor & Employment Partner
The Tysons Corner office of McGuireWoods seeks a partner for the Labor & Employment Department. Candidates must have traditional employment litigation experience and a portable book of business. Virginia bar license is required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving practice with a real opportunity for growth. Disclaimer: Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited search firm submissions will be deemed not accepted. Please contact Jane Dunton for further information.
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Real Estate Transactions Partner or Group
The Tysons Corner office of McGuireWoods seeks a partner or group for the Real Estate & Land Use Department.  Candidates must have transactional real estate experience and a portable book of business. The ideal candidate must have deal expertise in commercial acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, real estate debt, real estate lending and development transactions.  Virginia bar license is required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fast paced, national real estate practice group working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions.  Search firms with a current preferred agreement in place with McGuireWoods may submit resumes directly to Recruiting Manager. All other unsolicited submissions will be deemed not accepted.
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Washington

CONTACT:
Jane Dunton for more information.
Energy Associate
The Washington DC office of McGuireWoods seeks an experienced energy associate for the Regulatory & Compliance Department. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of experience handling electric energy regulatory matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Experience with regulatory aspects of transactional matters a plus. Prior employment in a law firm environment is preferred. Excellent academic credentials and solid writing skills are required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: At this time, McGuireWoods will not accept applications submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications for consideration. Please reference job req #1345.
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Government Contracts Associate
The Washington DC office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate to join their Government Contracts group. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 3 years of experience in Government Contracts. The ideal candidate will have experience with government contracts counseling as well as litigation experience (both claims and bid protests). The selected candidate will also work on government contracts compliance matters, procurement and FAR/DFARS counseling, and investigations. Experience with export control issues and false claims act matters strongly preferred. Excellent academic credentials and writing skills are required. Please submit cover letter, resume and law school transcript. Disclaimer: At this time, McGuireWoods will not accept applicants submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications for consideration. Please reference job req #1344.
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Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation Associate
The Washington DC office of McGuireWoods seeks an associate for the Government Investigations and White Collar Litigation department. Qualified candidates will have 1 - 3 years of general litigation experience or experience as a federal judicial clerk.   Excellent drive, interest in being challenged, academic credentials, and writing skills are required. Experience with complex litigation, federal criminal law, or investigations is a plus. Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample. 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. Please reference job req. # 1335.
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