Jesse L. Marks



Jesse Marks advises clients in complex business litigation matters.

Past Experience

Previously, Jesse served as a summer associate with Faegre Baker Daniels, where he supported attorneys across multiple practice areas. He also served as a summer intern with the Office of the District Attorney in Philadelphia, drafting motions and memos for assistant district attorneys and researching numerous different legal issues.

Prior to entering the legal field, Jesse had a long career as a professional dancer, performing as a soloist with Colorado Ballet and the New York Metropolitan Opera. During his time as a dancer, he served as a union representative and member of the negotiation committee for the American Guild of Musical Artists, participating in negotiations and serving as a liaison between the union and administration. He also spent many years as a ballet teacher and repetiteur.

Personal Interests

In his free time, Jesse enjoys playing the cello, cooking Italian and French food, and traveling to Europe. His favorite sports include football, baseball, soccer and skiing.

Services & Industries


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado




University of Pennsylvania Law School
J.D. with honors designation in Legal Practice Skills, Journal of Constitutional Law (associate editor) (2019)

Saint Mary's College of California
B.A. in Performing Arts, summa cum laude (2013)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Child Advocacy Clinic, University of Pennsylvania Law School – Represented children in immigration and custody matters
  • Assisted families in benefit disputes with the U.S. Social Security Administration


  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2019
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School — Honors Designation in Legal Practice Skills, 2019
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School — Moot Court Board Chair, 2018 – 19
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