Provided by Marc Wolinsky
Practice includes corporate governance, contracts, antitrust, insurance and securities litigation.
Joined the Firm after clerking for the Honorable Henry J. Friendly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1980 - 1981.
He has been involved in a number of the most significant litigation battles in the Delaware Court of Chancery, leading the successful defense of Airgas' "poison pill" and the successful effort to force Dow Chemical to close on its acquisition of Rohm and Haas. He was the lead lawyer representing J.C. Flowers, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase in litigation with Sallie Mae over whether Sallie Mae had suffered a material adverse change in its business and successfully defended multi-forum shareholder litigation challenging JPMorgan’s acquisition of Bear Stearns. Has actively litigated derivative suits and securities class actions, and most recently represented Hewlett Packard in resolving derivative, class action and ERISA litigation resulting from its acquisition of Autonomy.
Received his BA with high honors from Swarthmore College in 1977 and his JD with honors from the University of Chicago Law School where he was a member of The University of Chicago Law Review and served as a Comment and Articles Editor.
Marc Wolinsky is highly respected for his standout track record before the Delaware Court of Chancery. He is highly adept at corporate governance litigation, as well as post-transactional disputes.