Joy C. Fuhr

Joy has a national litigation practice that has focused on defending commercial, public nuisance, environmental, toxic tort and product liability claims. For more than 15 years she has served as national counsel and represented a Fortune 100 Company in state and federal courts throughout the country. She is also the national chair of the McGuireWoods Women Lawyers Network and a member of the firm’s Board of Partners.

She joined McGuireWoods after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert F. Chapman on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

As a member and co-captain of the Princeton University Varsity Women's Tennis Team, Joy was a four-time recipient of the Leon Lapidus Most Valuable Player Award. She was a four-time First Team All-Ivy selection in singles and three-time First Team All-Ivy in selection in Doubles. Joy was a two-time NCAA Division I All-American. She played for several years on the WTA Tour and is a member of Princeton’s Silver Anniversary Team.

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Areas of Practice 1) Environmental Litigation, 2) Product Liability and Mass Torts, 3) Public and Private Nuisance Litigation and 4) Toxic Torts
Law School William & Mary Law School, JD,1992
Education Princeton University, B.A., 1984
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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