Mark Savit

Shareholder
Denver,  CO  U.S.A.
Phone303-876-2203

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Practice Areas

  • White Collar and Government Enforcement
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Construction
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Mining
  • Technology and Telecom
 
University University of Southern California, B.A., 1970
 
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1976
 
Admitted1986, U.S. Supreme Court; 1981, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals; 1986, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1976, District of Columbia; 2015, Ohio - S.D. Ohio; 2006, Colorado; 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association, member of the Natural Resources Law Section, Labor and Employment Section and Marine Resources Committee and former member of the Committee on Emergency Economic Controls
•Colorado Bar Association
•District of Columbia Bar

 
Born1949
 
Biography

Mark Savit is a Shareholder in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He counsels clients in government investigations, and on regulatory matters, to help limit civil liabilities, prevent criminal prosecutions, and promote sound health, safety and environmental policies.

Mr. Savit has expertise in health and safety law, industrial disaster response and environmental law and related litigation and legislative services. Mr. Savit began his career at the Department of the Interior where he headed the special investigation unit of the Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration.

Honors and Recognitions

•H.L. Boling Award and the Highest Degree of Safety, North America Award from the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals for his work in the field of mine safety (2012-2013)
•Daniel C. Jackling Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, for his efforts in educating the mining profession on liability reduction strategies (2008)

Publications

May 15, 2015

House Democrats Signal Willingness to Compromise on MSHA Subpoena Authority

May 15, 2015

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives want to hand subpoena authority to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, and appear willing to try to pass mine safety amendments to reach a bargain.U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson (D-FL) announced at a subcommittee hearing on April 23 that she and fellow Democrat...

April 1, 2015

Mining Industry Coalition Opposes Proposed Civil Penalty Rule Changes under Mine Act

April 1, 2015

Opposing a proposed Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rule changing the civil penalty assessment formula for violations of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act (30 CFR Part 100) to ratchet up penalties, a coalition of mining industry companies, represented by the Jackson Lewis' Workplace Safety and Health practice, has...

November 26, 2014

Message to Retailers: Be Prepared for Holiday Shopping Rush

November 26, 2014

OSHA and the National Retail Federation (NRF) have issued guidelines for retailers to assure the safety of retail store employees and customers during the holiday shopping season. Guidance from the two organizations, released November 17, is similar. Both stress planning, hiring additional staff, working with law enforcement and...

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July 1, 2015 Coal Age

Mark Savit Authors Holding 'Em, Folding 'Em: Guidelines for Contesting Citations

July 1, 2015

Mark Savit authors Holding 'Em, Folding 'Em: Guidelines for Contesting Citations, published in Coal Age.Subscription may be required to view article

March 9, 2015 Rock Products

Mark Savit Authors the Article No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

March 9, 2015

Mark Savit discusses MSHA inspectors relying on corrective and preventative actions as the basis for citations in No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, published in Rock Products.View Article (subscription may be required)

March 9, 2015 Rock Products

Mark Savit Authors No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

March 9, 2015

Mark Savit authors No Good Deed Goes Unpunished, published in Rock Products.Subscription may be required to view article

 
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Rail Company Gets Split Decision in Mine Jurisdiction Case
Mark Savit, August 13, 2015
A locomotive repair shop operated by a South Dakota railroad company is not under the jurisdiction of the Mine Safety and Health Administration, even though the company and an adjacent mine share common ownership, but the railroad firm itself is under MSHA jurisdiction because it is an independent...

House Democrats Signal Willingness to Compromise on MSHA Subpoena Authority
Henry Chajet,Bradford T. Hammock,Mark Savit, May 20, 2015
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives want to hand subpoena authority to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, and appear willing to try to pass mine safety amendments to reach a bargain.

Mining Industry Coalition Opposes Proposed Civil Penalty Rule Changes under Mine Act
Henry Chajet,Mark Savit, April 15, 2015
Opposing a proposed Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rule changing the civil penalty assessment formula for violations of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act (30 CFR Part 100) to ratchet up penalties, a coalition of mining industry companies, represented by the Jackson Lewis’...



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Mark Savit

950 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2600
DenverCO 80202




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