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McGlinchy, James

James C. McGlinchy

Direct Tel: +1 202-538-8305
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

James McGlinchy is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington, D.C. office.  He worked at the firm from 2017 until 2019 and returned in 2020 after a clerkship in the Western District of Virginia.  His current practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations, as well as complex commercial litigation.  

Before attending law school, James worked for an excavation contractor in Alaska and for a wind and solar development company.

  • University of Virginia School of Law
    (J.D., 2017)
    • Virginia Law Review:
      • Editorial Board
  • Georgetown University
    (B.A., English and Government, 2010)

The District of Columbia Bar

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Glen E. Conrad:
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, 2019-2020
  • James C. McGlinchy, “Was that a Yes or a No?” Reviewing Voluntariness in Consent Searches, 104 Va. L. Rev. 301 (2018).
  • James C. McGlinchy, Champerty, Sham Suits and the Squeeze? Third-Party Litigation Finance in Investor-State Arbitration, 21 Int’l Trade & Bus. L. Rev. 151 (2018).