A South Carolina native, McGuffin routinely represents financial institutions in connection with commercial and consumer loan defaults. He also represents financial institutions in actions arising out of operational issues such as interbank check and other item processing disputes, and lawsuits involving instruments bearing unauthorized signatures. McGuffin also routinely represents construction suppliers in connection with enforcement of mechanic lien rights. In the areas of debt restructuring and bankruptcy, McGuffin’s clients include financial institutions, investors and creditor committees. In 2003, he served as counsel for the public bondholders holding debt in excess of $400,000,000 in a Chapter 11 proceeding involving claims of more than $1 billion. Since 2010, he has represented Connector 2000 Association, Inc. in its efforts to restructure its public bond debt in a Chapter 9 proceeding.
Court Admissions — U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1980
U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 1979