Edward M. McNally has more than 40 years of experience applying Delaware law. He is recognized for his knowledge of Delaware law in Delaware’s state and federal courts. Clients have asked Ed to represent them in major litigation in the Delaware courts more than 250 times. Delaware lawyers hire Ed to represent them in their own matters.
Ed has represented clients in jury and bench trials in virtually every type of business dispute before the Federal District Court, the Delaware Superior Court, the Delaware Supreme Court, and the Court of Chancery. His representations include major complex commercial litigation cases, contract disputes, corporate control and management issues, shareholder rights, employment and non-compete agreement disputes, and financial transaction matters. He is also an active mediator in business disputes.
Since 2005, Chambers USA has highlighted Ed McNally for the quality of his client counseling in Chancery matters. In Chambers USA 2013, market comments include "he "knows what he is doing" and he "has excellent judgment and is well respected. Sources also appreciated his connections and ability to deal with complex cases."
- Mergers and other transactions where some directors are alleged to have conflicts of interest
- Appraisal actions
- Determination of a corporation’s officers and directors in corporate control disputes
- Breach of contract claims
- Civil rights violation claims