Mark is a former office managing partner of the Los Angeles office, which he opened when he joined the firm in 1995. He is an AV-rated litigator who has secured numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements, including a jury verdict of nearly $12 million featured in a California Law Business article titled "Four of the Biggest of 1990" profiling noteworthy verdicts. Mark has consistently been voted by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer in General Litigation and was the subject of a Litigator Profile by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in May 1996.
Mark's primary areas of focus include product liability, construction defects, and inverse condemnation. His litigation experience includes multi-party mediations, arbitrations, and trials on behalf of insurance companies, self-insureds, and individuals.
Mark has authored numerous articles on subrogation and presented seminars to many insurance companies and organizations including the California Conference of Arson Investigators, National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) and Wildland Fire Litigation Conference.
Mark has served on the board of directors of the Mental Health Advocacy Services of Los Angeles, provided pro bono service to the Los Angeles Superior Court Voluntary Settlement Conference program and served as a judge at mock trial and mediation competitions at distinguished law schools in Southern California.
Mark has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and Communication from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Southwestern Law School, where he served as a Note & Comment Editor on the Law Review and was the recipient of the 1975 Schweitzer Moot Court Competition Outstanding Brief Award.