Glenn McGillivray is an associate in the governance department practicing out of the firm’s New York and Wilmington offices, prosecuting corporate governance and shareholder rights litigation on behalf of the firm’s institutional investor clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Glenn was an associate at Jones Day, where he litigated securities fraud and shareholder class and derivative actions in federal and state court. Glenn's litigation experience includes cases involving complex issues of Delaware corporate law, including breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder appraisal rights, demands for books and records, advancement and indemnification, and corporate dissolution. He has also represented clients in contract disputes involving breach of stock purchase and LLC agreements. Glenn has substantial trial experience having served on teams that tried cases to completion in the Delaware Court of Chancery on two occasions, which both resulted in favorable rulings for his clients.
Glenn is involved in pro bono service and worked on a team that was appointed amicus curiae by the Delaware Supreme Court to brief and argue an incarcerated individual’s position that Delaware’s amended criminal sentencing statute should apply retroactively. He has represented clients in immigration proceedings and successfully obtained a Protection From Abuse order for a client in Family Court.
Glenn graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University School of Law on a Dean's Merit Scholarship and was the recipient of the Hyman-Goodman Award, Best Memorandum Award, and the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property Law. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova Law Review. He graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
After graduating law school, Glenn clerked for the Honorable Richard G. Andrews in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Glenn serves on the Diversity Committee of the LGBT Bar Association of New York, the Emerging Leaders Committee of Lambda Legal, and the Advisory Board of the non-profit AsylumConnect. He is also on the Board of the New York Chapter of the Villanova Law Alumni Association.