Mac R. McCoy
United States Magistrate Judge
Mac Richard McCoy was appointed on July 1, 2015 to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Fort Myers Division of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Prior to his appointment, Judge McCoy was a Shareholder in the National Trial and National Class Actions Practice Groups at Carlton Fields, P.A. in Tampa, Florida. Before entering private practice, Judge McCoy clerked for the Honorable Mary S. Scriven in the Tampa Division of the Middle District of Florida.
Judge McCoy received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 2001 and a dual Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Political Science and French from Stetson University in 1998.
Judge McCoy is an active leader within the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA) and, among other roles, serves as a member of the Section Council and the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee. Elsewhere within the ABA, Judge McCoy serves as a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Technology and Information Systems (SCOTIS). Judge McCoy is also a member of the Federal Court Practice Committee of The Florida Bar, the Federal Bar Association, the Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association, the Lee County Bar Association, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and the Federal Magistrate Judges Association. Within the Court, Judge McCoy serves on the Rules of Practice, Procedure, and Administration Committee, the Criminal Justice Act Advisory Committee, and the Bench Bar Fund Committee. Judge McCoy received the Stetson Lawyers Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2016. While in private practice, Judge McCoy received The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award in 2007, the Wm. Reece Smith Pro Bono Award in 2006, and an AV-Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.