Litigation and Insurance Defense
116 East 27Th Street At Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Mark is an experienced litigator who has successfully resolved hundreds of complex product liability and mass tort matters. He has extensive experience as both local and national counsel, defending manufacturers and suppliers of building materials, raw minerals, lighting components, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other products in cases alleging design defects, infrastructural failures, premises liability, and exposure to toxic substances. Mark's practice spans all phases of litigation from risk management through resolution, including investigations, depositions, motion practice, trials, and negotiation of dismissals and settlements.
Mark has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a New York Rising Star. He has also been named by The National Black Lawyers as one of its "Top 40 Under 40."
EducationJ.D., with Honors, Rutgers University School of Law, Camden
B.S., with Honors, State University of New York, College at Oneonta
Experience2014 - Darger Errante Yavitz & Blau
2011 - Drinker Biddle & Reath
2007 - The New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel (Special Litigation Unit)
Court AdmissionsNew York
Speaking Engagements"Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation: Trends & Strategies for 2017 & Beyond,"The Knowledge Group (2017)
"Understanding the Effects of Sequenced Discovery in Mass Tort Litigation," The Knowledge Group (2016)
"Representing Victims of Disaster: Introduction to FEMA and Disaster-Related Insurance Issues," Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (2013)