Morris James LLP is pleased to announce that James H. McMackin, III has become a partner effective January 1, 2012. David H. Williams, the firm’s Managing Partner, made the announcement and stated “the election will expand and strengthen the firm’s employment practice group.
James H. McMackin, III joined Morris James LLP in 2004. In his employment, education and governmental relations law practice, he appears before the Delaware courts, arbitrators and administrative bodies. Mr. McMackin frequently counsels and represents clients on matters involving non-compete agreements, suits alleging discrimination and retaliation, and contractual obligations. He serves as counsel in negotiating and drafting contracts and complying with Delaware education laws. Mr. McMackin is a former chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and a frequent panelist and presenter on employment and education law topics. Mr. McMackin received his B.A. in 1996 from Muhlenberg College and his J.D., cum laude, in 2002 from Widener University School of Law. He was an Intern for The Honorable Jane R. Roth, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. Mr. McMackin was a Honey F. Colby Memorial Scholarship recipient and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, Phi Delta Phi Society and the Phi Kappa Phi Society. Mr. McMackin is admitted in Delaware, the U.S. District Court, District of Delaware and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.