A Track Record of Wins, Solutions and
Unique Cost-efficient Results.
Contact us and we will be happy to provide you with names of general counsel and client
representatives with whom we work on a regular basis.
- DC and Maryland - Well inside of the client's budget, and in
advance of the six-month deadline, Hull McGuire developed and implemented key
and time-sensitive self-audit and compliance programs for an award winning
U.S. military contracting company and several of its specialty
- Pennsylvania - On behalf of a public figure, Hull McGuire
obtained specific performance under a disputed contract , and secured
protection of unique and valuable IP rights--both without litigation.
- United Kingdom and New York - In defending UK-based
distributor in injunctive relief actions, shut down the
entire proceeding via a remote telephone conference with all parties and
the federal judge.
- Pennsylvania and Connecticut - Through a unique federal
declaratory judgment action against major insurers, Hull McGuire engineered
highly favorable settlement for a national automotive company for pennies
on the dollar.
- California and Mexico - For a Fortune 500 packaging
company, and without litigation, recovered several hundred thousand
dollars from a Mexican debtor in a matter of weeks.
- Pennsylvania - On behalf of a rising political figure, and again without litigation, we blocked the airing of a potentially defamatory news
feature on a major television network.
- Georgia and Kentucky - During ongoing construction of a $100+
million plant, obtained an arbitration award in excess of US
$40 million for a European
2005 - Indiana - For our Fortune 100
manufacturing client, we successfully reduced a significant Indiana state tax assessment by
over 80% without trial by
convincing the Indiana Department of Revenue at the hearing level that the
income at issue was not constitutionally subject to tax.
United Kingdom and California - Defending
a British utility and subsidiaries sued for trademark infringement and
fraud in the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, London,
Hull McGuire took trial testimony (by deposition under Hague Convention rules) of
the claimant's American CPA. This cross examination lead to a settlement whereby our
clients prevailed and were paid attorneys' fees under England's
"loser pays" scheme.
2000 - Utah
- On behalf of a
District of Columbia-based railroad construction company, we prosecuted a breach of contract and fraud case against Arkansas and
Louisiana railroad tie
suppliers in federal court in Salt Lake City, and achieved a highly favorable settlement resulting in
savings of litigation fees, a lump sum payment and installment payments to our client over a
5 year period.
Washington, D.C. - Defending West Virginia coal companies sued by the United Mine Workers of America for
millions in withdrawal liability funds, we devised a result and settlement whereby
the companies and owners would pay de minimis amounts to UMWA
over a long period of time. Forums: U.S. District Court for the
District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court.
Pennsylvania - On behalf of a large Tennessee-based transportation company,
Hull McGuire won a jury verdict in Pennsylvania state court for money damages plus $150,000 in punitive
damages against companies that buried 55-gallon drums of chemicals and other
illegal waste on our clients' unimproved riverfront property. After trial, on a
writ of mandamus to
the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, we overturned an erroneous post-trial order
of the trial court resulting in
an often-cited interpretation of Pa.R.Civ.P. 227.4.
1995 - Washington, D.C. -
Defending a California congressman's chief aide indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice for fraud and violation of FECA and
the federal Hatch Act, we engineered the best feasible sentencing,
involving no jail time, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Pennsylvania - On behalf of
Texas-based energy companies, Hull McGuire, in a federal court in
Pittsburgh, prosecuted a breach of contract, fraud and RICO lawsuit against a consortium
of Pittsburgh-area oil and gas producers, resulting in a multi-million dollar cash
settlement and acquisition and takeover by investors of 300-plus gas wells in
western and central Pennsylvania.
Hull McGuire At A Glance
McGuire PC is a global law firm built on the idea of delivering - domestically and
abroad - superior and attentive legal advice to corporations. It
serves as counselors, business planners, and trial counsel to
publicly-traded, privately held and high technology companies
headquartered in Europe and the US. Practice areas include (1) U.S. and international
corporate tax; (2) corporate transactions (including securities); (3) complex
litigation (federal courts only and international ADR); (4) IP; (5) employment
practices; (6) environmental, energy, and natural resources; (7) international
law; (8) white collar defense/SOX, SEC, EPA criminal and civil
compliance and investigation; and (9) legislative affairs.
Genuinely client-oriented and business-savvy,
Hull McGuire's attorneys and employees reject the notion that clients are
mere equipment in an obscure game played by lawyers. The firm's
commitment to service has made the vast majority of its clients repeating
and long-standing. For each client a comprehensive planning and
problem solving approach is devised and followed. The
firm is committed to smart uses of technology and software to maximize its
efficiency and responsiveness in meeting client needs.
The firm has offices in Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., and San
Diego. Lawyers are accessible to clients on a 24 hour basis and
are willing to travel to quickly address and help solve client problems.