Mark has extensive experience in appellate litigation, including questions of standing, jurisdiction, preemption, arbitrability and class certification. In addition to briefing and arguing direct appeals, Mark regularly assists clients with petitions for discretionary appellate review, including petitions for interlocutory review of a trial-court decision, requests for rehearing of an unfavorable ruling at an intermediate appellate court, and petitions for review in state and federal courts of last resort.
Mark clerked for Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Honorable Sandra S. Ikuta of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Commercial Litigation, Class Action
Mark counsels clients on various consumer-fraud, deceptive trade practices and unfair-competition matters arising under both state and federal law. He also possesses extensive experience with aggregate litigation, including both mass torts and class actions. Mark regularly assists clients in navigating both the procedural requirements of class certification and the unique strategic considerations that accompany aggregate litigation.