McGuire Boyd is an experienced trial attorney with a primary focus on financial services and business disputes.  He defends financial services clients against a wide variety of federal and state law claims, including both individual and class-action claims.  McGuire works with some of the nation’s largest banks, as well as smaller regional and community banks.  Williams Mullen’s financial services clients rely on McGuire’s knowledge to resolve disputes involving both consumer and commercial loans, from origination and servicing to collection and enforcement.

McGuire Boyd is an experienced trial attorney with a primary focus on financial services and business disputes.  He defends financial services clients against a wide variety of federal and state law claims, including both individual and class-action claims.  McGuire works with some of the nation’s largest banks, as well as smaller regional and community banks.  Williams Mullen’s financial services clients rely on McGuire’s knowledge to resolve disputes involving both consumer and commercial loans, from origination and servicing to collection and enforcement.

McGuire also has broad experience representing business clients involved in a variety of commercial disputes.  His goal in any litigation is to resolve matters as quickly and efficiently as possible.  He also has strong trial experience and has litigated numerous cases in state and federal court. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation-Banking and Finance (2019-present).

McGuire earned his B.A. from Washington & Lee University and his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and served as a staff writer for the Washington & Lee Law Review. Prior to law school, McGuire taught and coached for six years. He has served as a youth basketball coach for Upward Sports and Bon Air Basketball and as a mentor and lunch buddy for Communities in Schools of Virginia.

THE CASES LISTED BELOW ARE ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE MATTERS HANDLED BY THE LAWYER.  CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.  NOT ALL CASE RESULTS ARE PROVIDED.  CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • Represented auto finance company in consumer’s appeal of summary judgment on various TILA claims.  On appeal, Fourth Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of auto finance company.  Tripp v. Charlie Falk's Auto Wholesale, Inc., 290 Fed. Appx. 622 (4th Cir. Va. 2008).
  • Obtained declaratory judgment for community bank on TILA rescission claim.  Va. Cmty. Bank v. Fisher, 2009 WL 4430282 (E.D. Va. Dec. 1, 2009).
  • Defended mortgage servicer against various consumer finance claims involving unsuccessful application for loan modification under federal Home Affordable Modification Program.  Stovall v. SunTrust Mortg., Inc., 2011 WL 4402680 (D. Md. Sept. 20, 2011) and 2012 WL 5879132 (D. Md. Nov. 20, 2012).
  • Obtained jury verdict in multi-day trial in Orange County Circuit Court in favor of community bank on post-foreclosure deficiency claim against borrower and guarantors of commercial loan.
  • Defended bank against borrower’s claim that it improperly appointed a substitute trustee prior to foreclosure.  Douglas v. Branch Banking & Trust Co., 2013 WL 1683663 (E.D. Va. Apr. 16, 2013).
  • Defeated motion for class certification by borrowers alleging improper disclosure of private mortgage insurance.  Moses v. SunTrust Mortg., Inc., 2014 WL 8165512 (D.C. Super. Ct. June 2, 2014. 
  • Defended community bank in three-day jury trial in Washington County Circuit Court against commercial customer’s claims for fraud, conversion, unjust enrichment and violations of UCC.  Customer sought $7.5MM in compensatory damages and $350K in punitive damages.  Jury awarded customer $4K in compensatory damages and $0.00 in punitive damages.
  • Defended private equity investor against motion for relief from judgment.  Crossroads Equity Partners, LLC v. Dogmatic Prods., Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21520 (W.D. Va. Feb. 19, 2014) and 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99338 (W.D. Va. July 22, 2014).
  • Obtained defense judgment in multi-day jury trial in Richmond Circuit Court on behalf a mortgage servicer alleged to have mailed defective pre-foreclosure warning letter.
  • Obtained jury verdict in multi-day trial in Henrico County Circuit Court in favor of community bank on claims involving customer’s deposit of fraudulent cashier’s check and subsequent wiring of funds.  
  • Defended mortgage servicer against various consumer claims arising from pre-foreclosure warning letter.  Prescott v. PHH Mortg. Corp, 2017 WL 510449 (E.D. Va. Feb. 7, 2017), aff’d, 689 F. App’x 769 (4th Cir. 2017)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of mortgage servicer in lawsuit to quiet title and evict borrower who had claimed that servicer sent defective pre-foreclosure warning letter.  Pac. Union Fin., LLC v. Dickson, 2018 WL 3872112 (E.D. Va. Aug. 14, 2018), aff’d sub nom. Nationstar Mortg. LLC v. Dickson, 773 F. App’x 729 (4th Cir. 2019).

LEGAL DISCLAIMER: THE RESULTS OF ANY LEGAL MATTER DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH MATTER. PAST RESULTS DO NOT PREDICT OR GUARANTEE SIMILAR RESULTS IN ANY FUTURE MATTER.