Matthew McGuire is a partner in Alston & Bird's Litigation & Trial Practice Group, where his practice focuses on complex commercial and business tort litigation, including class action defense, financial services litigation, and antitrust litigation. He also serves as the Managing Partner of Alston & Bird's Research Triangle, North Carolina office. He has represented companies across a wide variety of industries in the prosecution and defense of claims involving breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices, trade secret theft, commercial defamation, predatory lending and usury, negligent loan servicing, wrongful foreclosure, telecommunications law, complex disability insurance disputes and product liability issues. He has been acknowledged by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for both Commercial Litigation and Banking & Finance Litigation.
A member of the North Carolina State Bar, Mr. McGuire is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina. Mr. McGuire is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and the North Carolina Bar Association.