A graduate of Yale Law School, Mark was trained at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Thereafter, he was a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP for 15 years. He then went on to chair Phillips Nizer’s Litigation Department. He grew that Department by adding several former colleagues from his prior firms.
Mark has handled a number of high profile litigations in a diverse array of matters. His practice focuses on contractual disputes, creditors’ rights, director and officer liability, corporate governance, antitrust, and constitutional law. His matters are characterized by their complexity, high financial exposure and sensitivity.
Mark represents a wide client base with a focus on the financial services industry. He regularly represents financial institutions in complex business litigations. He often represents creditors in insolvency matters involving complex defalcations. Mark served several times as chair of the New York City Bar Association’s CLE panel on bankruptcy litigation.
Mark also advises clients on antitrust law and related matters, and he assists clients with antitrust compliance programs. He has significant antitrust litigation experience, most recently in the pharmaceutical space. Mark is serving his second term as a member of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York City Bar Association and currently co-chairs the Reports/Amicus Brief Subcommittee.
Mark recently chaired panels on alternative dispute resolution, international arbitration and on cryptocurrency litigation. Mark also chaired a panel on the First Amendment at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and was a guest speaker at the INCAE Business School in Nicaragua.
Mark served for many years as the Chair of the City of White Plains Board of Ethics. He was also the National President of the College Democrats. He currently serves as a member of the Committee on Character & Fitness of the Appellate Division, Second Department.