Charles “Max” A. McCauley III is an attorney with extensive business experience. Mr. McCauley is a member of Offit Kurman’s business law and transaction practice group as a principal attorney in the suburban Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware offices.
Mr. McCauley’s practice has involved corporate, banking, real estate, employment, tax, corporate and commercial litigation, and bankruptcy matters. He also advises clients on electronic discovery issues and is the former co-chair of the E-Discovery and Technology Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.
Although he focuses his practice in all areas of business law, he also calls upon his significant business education and extensive experience garnered while managing his family’s business and serving as general counsel to a group of privately held multi-national companies with operations in the United States and China.
Mr. McCauley’s transactional experience includes, by way of example: acquisitions (leveraged and non-leveraged); sales (assets and equity); contracts of all types and purposes; financing and refinancing of debt; real estate acquisitions and management; federal and state tax planning, audits, and advocacy and appeals; succession and estate planning and estate administration; and employment litigation and advice.
Mr. McCauley’s litigation experience includes first chair of trials in state and federal courts, appearances in administrative matters, drafting briefs, arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, conducting e-discovery, managing outside counsel, preparing litigation budgets, and communication with insurance representatives.
He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of litigation matters including real estate, employment, creditor’s rights, toxic torts, premises liability, product liability, personal injury, corporate, and commercial actions.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McCauley practiced at a Delaware law firm. In this capacity he focused on litigation and advisory matters relating to Delaware corporations and alternative entities, including counseling corporations and other entities and their directors and members on corporate governance and fiduciary duties, mergers and acquisitions, poison pills, appraisal cases, books and records demands, stock option grants, tax matters, and trust litigation.
- Villanova University School of Law (JD, LLM Tax)
- The Pennsylvania State University (BS Finance)
- Villanova University (MBA)
- United States Tax Court
- Third Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- President of Media Youth Wrestling (2016 – Current)
- Board Member of Media Youth Wrestling (2013 – Current)
- Board Member of The Rose Tree Colts (2013 – 2016)
- Board Member of The Walden School (2003-2013 – Board Chair, President, Finance Committee Chair)
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