McGuireWoods LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

North Carolina
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What the team is known for Broad-based practice with expertise in M&A, joint ventures, securities matters and financing transactions. Offers particular expertise in mid-market transactions, with growing strength in high-end deals. Acts for a broad array of buyers, sellers and lenders, alongside capabilities in private equity buyouts, exits and fund formation matters.

Strengths"The quality of work is superb and the attention to clients is impeccable," an interviewee reports.

Clients comment: "We could not be happier with the McGuireWoods team as a whole - it is collaborative, proactive, communicative, creative and very responsive."

Work highlights Represented SPX in its $77 million acquisition of certain assets of Carmanah Technologies.

Notable practitioners


Chris Scheurer
maintains a broad practice which encompasses M&A, investment transactions and the formation of joint ventures. Sources describe him as "very practical" and note that "he gets along very well with clients."


David Whelpley
acts for clients from a variety of sectors on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. "He is a fantastic lawyer," comments a client, explaining: "He's very knowledgeable of the industry, very creative, and he comes up with innovative solutions for difficult problems. He gives very good guidance, and if I had a tricky question I would call him."