Mac litigates corporate, alternative entity, and commercial disputes in the state and federal courts in Delaware.

Mac is a former judicial law clerk on the Delaware Court of Chancery for Vice Chancellor Stephen P. Lamb. He is a former member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

His matters often involve shareholder class actions, derivative lawsuits, disputes among boards of directors and large stockholders, contests for control of corporations or alternative entities, litigation among parties to merger agreements, and post-closing contract disputes involving claims to funds held in escrow and related tort claims. Mac’s recent matters also include statutory proceedings such as director and stockholder books and records demands, ratification proceedings, dissolution litigation, and appraisal matters.


Mac has litigated a variety of cases involving important developments in Delaware law, including:

The MFW doctrine - Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp., 88 A.3d 635 (Del. 2014), Nicholas Olenik v. Frank A. Lodzinski, et al., C.A. No. 2017-0414-JRS (Del. Ch. July 20, 2018), IRA Trust of FBO Bobbie Ahmed et al. v. David Crane et al., C.A. No. 12742-CB (Del. Ch. Jan. 26, 2018)

Stock reclassification matters - In re Google Inc. Class C S’holder Litig., C.A. No. 7469-VCG, IRA Trust of FBO Bobbie Ahmed et al. v. David Crane et al., C.A. No. 12742-CB (Del. Ch. Jan. 26, 2018)

Fraud claims based on “extra-contractual” representations - ChyronHego Corp. v. Cliff Wight, C.A. No. 2017-0548-SC (Del. Ch. July 31, 2018), Anvil Holding Corp. v. Iron Acquisition Co., C.A. No. 7975-VCP (Del. Ch. May 17, 2013)

Judicial ratification under 8 Del. C. § 205 - Michael DePinto et al. v. John S. Stafford et al., C.A. No. 10742-CB

News & Insights

  • Article, The Corporate Governance Advisor, 03.2024

    Corporate counseling partner Kyle Pinder recently authored an article in The Corporate Governance Advisor discussing four possible approaches when crafting forum selection, or exclusive forum, provisions requiring certain claims to be brought in a specific court or courts. 

Honors & Recognitions

Chambers USA: Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers, ranked in Delaware Chancery, 2020-2023

The Legal 500 US, mentioned in M&A litigation, 2020

The Best Lawyers in America, listed in M&A litigation, 2019-2024

Delaware Super Lawyers, Rising Star in business litigation, 2016-2022

Benchmark Litigation, Future Star, 2017-2021


  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Stephen P. Lamb, Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware, 2007-2008


Columbia University School of Law, JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2007

Bucknell University, BS, BA, cum laude, 2004 


  • Delaware, 2008
  • US District Court for the District of Delaware, 2009

Mac garners praise from market sources, one of whom praises his “very broad and expert knowledge of the law and how it intersects with business corporations” and another says “he has great judgment and is hard-working.” - Chambers USA 2021 and 2022

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