Matthew P. McGuire - Alston & Bird LLP

Matthew P. McGuire

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 919-862-2279

Matthew McGuire is a partner in Alston & Bird's Litigation & Trial Practice Group, where his practice focuses on complex commercial and business tort litigation, including class action defense, financial services litigation, and antitrust litigation. He also serves as the Managing Partner of Alston & Bird's Research Triangle, North Carolina office.  He has represented companies across a wide variety of industries in the prosecution and defense of claims involving breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices, trade secret theft, commercial defamation, predatory lending and usury, negligent loan servicing, wrongful foreclosure, telecommunications law, complex disability insurance disputes and product liability issues. He has been acknowledged by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for both Commercial Litigation and Banking & Finance Litigation.

A member of the North Carolina State Bar, Mr. McGuire is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. Mr. McGuire is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and the North Carolina Bar Association.

University of Notre DameBA 1988The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMA 1990The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillJ.D. 1993

Case History

  • Representation of mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, consumer lenders, payday lenders, banks, and other financial services companies in actions involving claims arising under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), state unfair or deceptive trade practices acts, predatory lending and usury statutes, wrongful foreclosure claims, deceptive advertising statutes, commercial foreclosure and guaranty litigation, and a wide variety of state common law claim theories.
  • Representation of a national manufacturing company in a price fixing and market allocation antitrust class action MDL.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 technology company in a series of consumer class actions alleging violation of various state unfair or deceptive trade practices acts arising out of sales of consumer electronic products.
  • Representation of a national health care group purchasing organization in antitrust and contract litigation.
  • Representation of a major telecommunications company in litigation arising out of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, as well as eminent domain litigation.
  • Representation of a national insurance company in complex disability claims litigation.

Office Location

4721 Emperor Boulevard, Suite 400
Durham, NC 27703-8580
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Banking and Finance of the Raleigh Metro Area
Matthew P. McGuire has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Banking, Complex Litigation)
Litigation - Banking and Finance

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