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S. Mark Hurd

Wilmington, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Chancery
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Mark Hurd advises clients in a broad range of disputes before the Court of Chancery, and frequently acts on litigation arising from merger agreements. He has experience acting for both plaintiffs and defendants.
"Mark's a very capable lawyer." "Outstanding practitioner, very savvy, very vested in changes in the law, commercial in his thinking and two to three steps ahead of the game."
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Mark frequently represents committees of independent directors, including Fortune 500 corporations incorporated outside Delaware, in responding to stockholder demands and derivative litigation. As a co-author of Special Committees of Independent Directors, Mark is often asked to assist special committees in responding to demands relating to wide-ranging allegations, including insider trading, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, failure of oversight, related party transactions, and improper executive compensation.

Mark has assisted clients in successfully defending stockholder claims challenging going private litigation. He has successfully represented clients in statutory actions relating to the governance and valuation of Delaware corporations and regularly provides advice regarding advancement and indemnification obligations under Delaware law.

Career

Law Clerk to the Honorable Murray M. Schwartz, US District Court for the District of Delaware (1993-1994)

Professional Memberships

Delaware State Bar Association, Corporation Law Section; American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation, Litigation Section Committee on Class and Derivative Actions, Professional Responsibility Committee)

Publications

Special Committees of Independent Directors, No. 79 Corporate Practice Series Portfolio (BNA)

Personal

Georgetown University Law Center (JD, cum laude, 1993); Georgetown University (BSFS, magna cum laude, 1990)

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S. Mark Hurd

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

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1201 North Market Street

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