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Practice Areas

David McBride concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law and corporate and commercial litigation. He has been involved in many of Delaware's significant corporate law cases, particularly in the area of mergers and acquisitions. He has authored several articles and CLE outlines in the area of corporate law.


Partner, Young Conaway; Previously served on the firm's management committee (until 2016).

Professional Memberships

Admitted to practice in Delaware (1975); Fellow, American College of Governance Counsel; Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Adviser, American Law Institute's Restatement of Corporate Governance (2019); Commissioner, Uniform Law Commission; Appointed Member, ABA Business Law Section, Committee on Corporate Laws (MBCA); Vice Chairman and Chairman (2004-06) and Member (1987-92, 1995 to present) of the Corporate Council of the Corporate Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association; Member, the Rules Committee of the Delaware Court of Chancery; Member, the Board of Editors of the Delaware Lawyer; Director, the Delaware Center for Justice; Director, the Historical Society for the Court of Chancery; and Co-Chair, Jurisdiction Improvement Committee of the Delaware Supreme Court.


JD, Emory University School of Law, 1975; BSFS, Georgetown University