Stan McGuffin’s practice offers services primarily relating to business law and banking litigation.
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.
McGuffin is certified by the Supreme Court of South Carolina in Bankruptcy/Debtor-Creditor Law. He also is a member of the Carolina Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.
He is also listed in the 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers for Bankruptcy: Business.
During his second and third years of law school, McGuffin worked part-time with the Office of General Counsel for South Carolina National Bank (SCNB). After law school, he worked as a staff attorney for the S.C. State Supreme Court until he was lured back to SCNB. He left SCNB in 1991 to enter private practice. He joined Sinkler & Boyd (a predecessor firm) in 1993.