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McGuireWoods Taps 1st African-American Chair In Its History

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 5:14 PM EST) -- McGuireWoods LLP on Monday said litigator Jonathan P. Harmon will take over as chairman of the firm, succeeding a man who held the position for more than a decade and becoming the first African-American to hold the post in firm history.

Jonathan Harmon, left, will take the reins as firm chair, and J. Tracy Walker IV will become managing partner. McGuireWoods’ board of partners approved Harmon’s appointment after former chair and fellow litigator Richard Cullen recommended him the position back in May. Harmon has worked at...
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