D. McKinley (Mac) Measley

Partner

(302) 351-9264 T
(302) 425-3093 F

Mac is a partner in the Corporate & Business Litigation Group and a former judicial law clerk on the Delaware Court of Chancery for Vice Chancellor Stephen P. Lamb.  His practice focuses on corporate and alternative entity litigation and commercial disputes before the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, and the Delaware Supreme Court, as well as statutory proceedings authorized under Delaware’s business statutes, including appraisal cases, demands for books and records, and requests for dissolution and receiverships. 

Mac has worked closely on a variety of cases involving important Delaware corporate law and alternative entity issues, including the litigation filed by Men’s Wearhouse against Jos. A. Bank in connection with its $1.8 billion buyout offer, the going-private transaction concerning Dell Inc., the shareholder class action litigation filed in connection with MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.’s acquisition of the minority interest in M & F Worldwide Corp. (MFW), the stockholder class and derivative actions challenging  affiliate transactions involving Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Enbridge Energy Co., and the representation of a petitioner in an appraisal action resulting in a post-trial ruling awarding a 60% premium over the merger price (captioned, respectively: Mens Wearhouse Inc. v. Wildrick, C.A. No. 9383-VCL (Del. Ch. Feb. 25, 2014); High River L.P. v. Dell Inc., C.A. No. 8762-CS (Del. Ch. Aug. 16, 2013); In re MFW S’holders Litig., 67 A.3d 496 (Del. Ch. 2013); Gerber v. Enterprise Prods. Holdings, LLC, 67 A.3d 400 (Del. 2012); Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Co., 67 A.3d 369 (Del. 2011); Owen v. Cannon, 2015 WL 3819204 (Del. Ch. June 17, 2015).

Mac also regularly advises boards of directors and special committees in internal investigations, and stockholder derivative demands.

In 2016, he was recognized as a Rising Star for business litigation in Delaware Super Lawyers.

 

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association

Representative Matters

  • Owen v. Cannon, 2015 WL 3819204 (Del. Ch. June 17, 2015)
  • Mens Wearhouse Inc. v. Wildrick, C.A. No. 9383-VCL (Del. Ch. Feb. 25, 2014)
  • Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp., 88 A.3d 635 (Del. 2014)
  • In re Answers Corp. S’holders Litig., 2014 WL 448427 (Del. Ch. Feb. 3, 2014)
  • High River L.P. v. Dell Inc., C.A. No. 8762-CS (Del. Ch. Aug. 16, 2013)
  • In re MFW S’holders Litig., 67 A.3d 496 (Del. Ch. 2013)
  • Anvil Holding Corp. v. Iron Acquisition Co., 2013 WL 2249655 (Del. Ch. 2013)
  • Gerber v. Enterprise Prods. Holdings, LLC, 67 A.3d 400 (Del. 2012)
  • In re Micromet, Inc. S’holders Litig., 2012 WL 681785 (Del. Ch. Feb. 29, 2012)
  • Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Co., 67 A.3d 369 (Del. 2011)
  • In re OPENLANE, Inc., 2011 WL 4599662 (Del. Ch. Sept. 30, 2011)
  • Lonergan v. EPE Holdings, LLC, 5 A.3d 1008 (Del. Ch. 2010)
  • Forgo v. Health Grades, Inc., C.A. No. 5716-VCS (Sept. 3, 2010)

News

16 Morris Nichols Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2017 Delaware Super Lawyers

Wilmington, DE (May 12, 2017) – Sixteen Morris Nichols attorneys have been selected for inclusion to the 2017 Delaware Super Lawyers list.  William M. Lafferty was named to the “Top 10” list for Delaware.  In addition, attorneys Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky, Kimberly Gill McKinnon, D. McKinley (Mac) Measley, and Curtis S. Miller were... Continue Reading

Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Morris Nichols in 2017 Rankings

Wilmington, DE (October 24, 2016) – Benchmark Litigation has released its 10th anniversary guide to the leading litigation firms in the United States. The 2017 publication again ranked Morris Nichols “Highly Recommended” for Delaware with Benchmark noting the firm’s reputation “one of the most respected presences in the Delaware legal... Continue Reading

17 Morris Nichols Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2016 Delaware Super Lawyers

Wilmington, DE (May 13, 2016) – Seventeen Morris Nichols attorneys have been selected for inclusion to the 2016 Delaware Super Lawyers list.  Jack B. Blumenfeld was named to the “Top 10” list for Delaware.  In addition, attorneys Eric S. Klinger-Wilensky, D. McKinley (Mac) Measley, Curtis S. Miller, and Matthew R. Clark were recognized as... Continue Reading

Morris Nichols Elects Mac Measley, Andrew Remming, Jason Russell as Partners; Karl Randall as Special Counsel

Wilmington, DE (January 4, 2016) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that Mac Measley, Andrew Remming and Jason Russell have been elected partners, and that Karl Randall has been promoted to special counsel, effective January 1, 2016. “We are proud to congratulate Mac, Andrew, Jason, and Karl on reaching these... Continue Reading

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