Mack was born and grew up in New York, and graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York, with honors in Political Science and Psychology. He received his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with honors, in 1983. He was an editor of the North Carolina Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
After graduation from law school, Mack was law clerk to Judge Frank W. Bullock, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, from 1983-84. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of North Carolina School of Law, on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Southeast Regional, and on the Local Rules Committee of the Middle District of North Carolina. He is also a Permanent Member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mack Sperling