- Business Counseling
- Commercial Lending
- Transactions and Workouts
- Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy
Fordham University, B.A., 1972
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1976
1976, Kentucky and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; 1989, New York and U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; 1995, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1996, Massachusetts (Retired) (inactive); 1997, U.S. District Court, Districts of Massachusetts and Connecticut; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth and Seventh Circuits; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Kentucky Bar Association; Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association; Albany County Bar Association
Mark has been with the firm since 1990. Prior to re-locating to Albany, New York, he was engaged in the general civil practice of law in Lexington and Corbin, Kentucky. During that time, he handled a variety of general civil litigation matters such as personal injury claims (plaintiff and defendant), bankruptcies, consumer issues, coal mining-related matters, and secured creditors’ rights. Mark also served for a year as Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Whitley County and McCreary County.
Mark focused his practice in the areas of Commercial Lending, Commercial Litigation, and Bankruptcy. He represented the firm's national clients in litigation matters, not only in New York and adjacent states, but also in such diverse jurisdictions as Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. He has also been directly involved with these clients in developing and implementing automotive inventory financing document packages and guides, loss prevention controls and documents, projects involving UCC Article 9 compliance, and in drafting general forms for use in leasing and financing.
In addition, Mark regularly served as special counsel to bankruptcy trustees in preference, fraudulent conveyance, and other bankruptcy-related litigation.
Effective January 1, 2012, Mark retired as a Partner with the firm, but continues as Of Counsel on various matters in his practice areas. He remains actively involved in automotive inventory financing projects for the firm's clients.
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