Mr. Mark Jeffrey Newman

Mr. Mark Jeffrey Newman: Attorney with Troutman Sanders LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner; Practice Group Leader at Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Bank of America Plaza, 600 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Biography

Representative Experience

Lead counsel for Mariel Class Action suit to obtain permanent residency. INS had taken no action on nearly 100,000 pending permanent residency applications; filed suit to have INS ordered to adjudicate these applications. After negotiations and litigation, INS consented and adjudicated the applications (exclusive of criminal and mentally ill applicants).

Petition for Certiorari to U.S. Supreme Court in Duncan v. INS. Prepared petition and brief on novel immigration issues regarding ineffective assistance of prior counsel and whether a certain criminal statute fell within applicable grounds of deportability.

Petition for Review to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals on Majothi v. INS (November 1996) testing the sufficiency of proofs in the de novo review of I-751 Conditional Residency cases.

Petition to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, successfully challenging on retroactivity and due process grounds (November 1997-1999).

Petition to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, successfully challenging naturalization application denial on moral character grounds (August 2009).

Defense of various employer sanctions and anti-discrimination claims under IRCA.

Appeal to Board of Immigration Appeals reversing trial court and upholding Order of Clarification from Georgia State Courts (February 2010).

Publications

"Non-Immigrant Visas and Recent Trends", KOCHAM (Korean Chamber of Commerce), December, 2012.

"Where to Marry - Adjustment of Status v. Consular Processing," American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference Publication, 2010.

"The Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act: Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Georgia - 'Think Globally....Act Locally,'" Georgia Bar Journal, Dec. 2007.

"Building the Perfect Client," American Immigration Lawyer Association Annual Conference Publication, 2007.

"Supervision of Paralegals in an Immigration Practice," American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference Publication, 2005.

Presentations and Speaking Engagements

"The Politics of Being Latino," Latino Activism & Leadership Symposium, University of Georgia, 2012.

"Business Immigration Hot Topics," Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce, 2012.

Speaker, N. Dekalb Rotary Club, 2011.

Speaker, Clayton County Bar Association, 2010.

"Where to Marry - Adjustment of Status v. Consular Processing," American Immigration Lawyer Association Annual Conference, 2010.

"Building the Perfect Client," American Immigration Lawyer Association Annual Conference, 2007.

Speaker, Georgia Association of School Boards Annual Conference, 2007.

Speaker, Georgia Construction Financial Management Association, 2007.

Speaker, Mexican American Chamber of Commerce, Emory University, 2007.

Speaker, The Society of Human Resource Managers, 2007.

Speaker, Georgia Bar Conference on Family Law, 2007.

"Ethics in Dual Representation," American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference, 2006.

Georgia Tech Alumni Presentation on Immigration Policy at the Federal and State levels - May, 2012.

Paideia School Presentation - April, 2012. Mediated and spoke on Immigration Law Panel.

Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - June, 2011. Presented on Georgia Immigration Law.

Other Distinctions

Recognized as the Atlanta Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year for 2013 by Best Lawyers.

Recognized as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Immigration Law by Chambers USA (2006-2013).

Latin American Association (Chairman of the Board, 2009-2011).

Recipient of Troutman Sanders Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award (2009).

Florida Bar Out-of-State Division Pro Bono Service Recognition (2007).

Listed in Who's Who Legal, 2007-2010 Editions.

Recognized as one of the top 5 immigration lawyers in Atlanta (2000 & 2002).

Mark Newman has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law (1995-2014).

Selected as a Super Lawyer in Immigration by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine (2004-2013); Selected for inclusion in the Law & Politics' Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition (2010).

Organizer of KIND Advocacy Day in Washington, DC (2011).

Work Experience

Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1991-present

Of Counsel, Troutman, Sanders, Lockerman & Ashmore, 1989-1990

Partner, Walters, Constanzo, Russell, Zyne & Newman, 1983-1989

Associate, Walters, Constanzo, Miller & Russell, 1981-1983

Associate, Matthew D. Margoles, P.A., 1979-1981

Memberships

· American Immigration Lawyers Association

· American Bar Association (Advisory Panel Member of Commission on Hispanic Rights & Responsibilities)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Immigration
  • International
  • Labor & Employment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
804-396-2295  Phone
404.885.3194  Phone
404.962.6643  Fax
www.troutmansanders.com
University Attended:
Princeton University, B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Miami, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979
Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; 1990, Georgia; 1979, Florida
Memberships:
American Bar Association (Advisory Panel Member of Commission on Hispanic Rights & Responsibilities); American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Languages:
Spanish and French and Portuguese
Birth Information:
Miami Beach, Florida, 1954
ISLN:
904171110

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (3 reviews)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 12/04/12 in Immigration and Naturalization

    He used to work for me. A truly excellent immigration lawyer in a fine AV firm.

    He used to work for me. A truly excellent immigration lawyer in a fine AV firm. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 11/20/12 in Immigration and Naturalization

    Mark is an exceptional immigration attorney

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