J. William Boland

Bill is chair of the firm's Business and Securities Litigation Department. He has served on the firm’s Strategic Planning Committee, its Associates Committee and was formerly the firm’s pro bono partner. He focuses his practice on complex commercial cases for leading financial institutions, especially class actions in the consumer financial services area. In addition, he has extensive experience in securities claims, False Claims Act litigation, and electronic discovery.

Most recently, his cases have involved foreclosure-related class actions; Department of Justice, regulatory agency and State Attorneys General investigations; healthcare related litigation; and qui tam actions.

Bill has served as chair of the commercial litigation section of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, and as a board member and chair of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Civil Litigation. He was a member of the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society Board, and served as board president, and is past president and a founder of Christmas in April-Richmond (now Rebuilding Together).

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Government Investigations, 2) Complex Commercial Litigation, 3) Class Actions Litigation, 4) Consumer Financial Services, 5) Intellectual Property and 6) Securities Class Actions
Law School University of Richmond, J.D., 1984
Education Virginia Military Institute, B.A., 1973
Bar Member / Association Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
Relevant Jobs
Litigation Attorney

LITIGATION ATTORNEY Immediate need for a Litigation Lawyer to handle caseload of up to total of 30 automobile and premise liability active litigation cases from inception through trial.  Attorney ...

Apply now


Associate Attorney – 7 to 10 Years’ Experience - Dallas/Fort Worth   Job Descriptions: ·         Develops case strategy by predicting how law applies to client's situation ...

Apply now

Corporate Counsel
USA-CA-Foster City

Corporate Counsel Duties: Will draft and negotiate a wide range of legal documents typical of a biotech or pharmaceutical research organization including license agreements, MTAs and research collabo...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Alan Singer
Alan Singer

Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.