Elizabeth F. Edwards

Elizabeth practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation including securities litigation, contract and other commercial claims, corporate governance, business torts, and trademark and trade dress infringement. Her practice encompasses litigation in federal and state courts, arbitration, mediation and internal investigations.

She offers more than 25 years of experience as a litigator, an in-depth understanding of risk management for large companies, an established reputation for professionalism, and the ability to effectively communicate to develop a strong, participative working relationship with clients.

She has extensive experience representing Fortune 500 clients, including leading McGuireWoods' representation of Tyco International in the MDL securities and ERISA class action litigations. She also has significant experience handling securities arbitrations and in discovery and document management in connection with litigation and governmental investigations, including electronic discovery, difficult discovery disputes, and the preparation and defense of privilege logs.

While earning her law degree, Elizabeth was a John Marshall Fellow and a member of the McNeill Law Society. As an undergraduate, she was honored as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Class Action, 2) Securities Class Action, 3) Commercial Litigation, 4) Discovery Counsel Services, 5) Securities Litigation, 6) Shareholder and Directors and Officers Litigation and 7) ERISA Litigation
Law School University of Richmond School of Law, JD, 1983
Education Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A., 1978
Bar Member / Association Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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