Douglas M. Foley

Doug has substantial experience representing large and small creditors and debtors in a variety of business Chapter 11 proceedings throughout the United States. He has had significant involvement in many of the largest Chapter 11 cases filed in the Eastern District of Virginia, including Workflow Management Inc., Circuit City Stores Inc., Movie Gallery Inc., Rowe Furniture Inc., US Airways Group Inc.; AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc.; Best Products Company Inc.; Heilig-Meyers Company; Trak Auto Corporation; and FasMart Convenience Stores. He also served as chairperson of McGuireWoods’ restructuring and insolvency department from September 2006 through August 2012.

He is certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification Standards Committee, an affiliate of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He focuses his practice on all aspects of insolvency and debtor-creditor issues and has spoken at various bankruptcy bar and trade association meetings on bankruptcy topics.

He is also a past chairperson of the Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Law Section Board of Governors.

Following law school, Doug served as a law clerk for the Honorable Loren A. Smith, Chief Judge at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and for the Honorable Douglas O. Tice Jr., Chief Judge at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Restructuring and Insolvency, 2) Commercial Litigation, 3) Corporate, 4) Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, 5) Real Estate Finance and 6) Distressed Real Estate
Law School George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Admitted Year 1999
Education University of Mary Washington, B.A., 1988
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, North Carolina State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, New York
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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