As a trial attorney, Mack Wilding works with Fortis Law clients to resolve complex disputes both in and out of court. Mack works on cases involving breach of contract, intellectual property, trade secret, consumer finance, banking, mortgage lending, creditor-debtor relations, real estate, insurance coverage, and employment law issues. He also advises clients on and manages litigation matters in the burgeoning cannabis industry.
Mack has litigated cases in federal and state court, including the District of Colorado, the Denver District Court and the Northern District of Texas. Mack has significant experience in electronic discovery or ‘eDiscovery,’ which allows him to put in place advantageous and cost-effective strategies for managing discovery and internal investigations. He loves helping people solve difficult problems, and brings valuable experience working with clients across many different industries.
Prior to joining Fortis Law Partners, Mack worked at an AmLaw 100 law firm in Denver for four years, including a year working as a law clerk during law school. Mack was also an intern with Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice of the Colorado Supreme Court and an extern with Hon. Christine M. Arguello of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
Contract and Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Cannabis & Hemp
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Juris Doctor, University of Colorado Law School – 2016
Bachelors of Arts, University of Puget Sound, Washington – 2007
American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Honors & Awards
Nominated for 2019 Colorado Lawyers Committee Award for work on Hate Crimes Education Steering Committee
University of Colorado Law School, Rothgerber Teaching Fellowships 2014 & 2015, Contracts and Torts
University of Puget Sound, Outstanding Research Award for Thesis on Study of the ‘Public Sphere’
Community Activities & Personal Interests
Mack is an active board member on the Colorado Lawyers Committee, YLD Board. He is also a member of the steering committee for the CLC’s Hate Crimes Education Program.
In his free time, Mack’s passion has always been cooking. He was previously the sous chef and assistant kitchen manager at Murphy’s South Restaurant in Boulder, Colo. Mack also has a passion for teaching and education. While working in Boulder, Mack was a substitute teacher at September School where he taught students in grades 9 -12.
Quoted: “Young Lawyers Programs Help Build Camaraderie,” Law Week Colorado – Dec. 2022
Co-author, Second Circuit Affirms That President Trump’s Blocking of Opponents on His Twitter Account Violates First Amendment, Ballard Spahr Alert, July 10, 2019.
Managed discovery phase of litigation in $180 million securities fraud case with significant associate and staff oversight responsibilities.
Acted as lead associate on a team handling clients’ Responses to Receiver’s appeal in eight billion International Ponzi scheme.
Member of a 3-person trial team that obtained a favorable jury verdict for defendants in a $79 million claw-back action brought under the Texas Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.
Represented an insurance company in breach of contract and antitrust arbitration.
Represented a food wholesaler in an action against a former vendor. Mack obtained admissions from the former vendor’s owner at an evidentiary hearing that resulted in the court holding the owner in contempt.