With more than 30 years of experience, Mark is a seasoned corporate lawyer who has represented and advised private and public companies, both in the United States and internationally. He counsels clients on a broad spectrum of business matters, especially mergers and acquisitions and issues relating to federal and state securities laws.
Prior to being elected Managing Partner in 2005, Mark served as co-chair of Eversheds Sutherland (US)’s Corporate Transactional team and was a member of its Executive Committee.
Served as primary U.S. mergers and acquisitions counsel for United States Filter Corporation, completing more than 150 acquisitions and dispositions over a 15-year period.
Represented Siemens Corporation in the acquisition of Monosep Corporation, a designer, engineer and manufacturer of water treatment equipment for the oil and gas industry.
Represents United States Filter Corporation in its $993 million sale to Siemens AG.
Awards and Rankings
Recipient, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Most Admired CEO Award (2017)
Recipient, Daily Report’s Distinguished Leader Award (2017)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of corporate law (2005-2018)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2011)
Chair, Law School Advisory Board, Emory University School of Law
Participant, Women in Law Hackathon sponsored by Stanford University
fellow, American Bar Foundation
Member, Transactional Law Advisory Board, Emory University School of Law
Member, Board of Directors and Chair of Development Committee, Equal Justice Works
Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Member, Board of Directors, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Member, Board of Directors, Atlanta Women's Foundation
Member, Pro Bono Institute Advisory Board
Member, Trevillian Cabinet, Clemson University College of Business
Graduate, Leadership Cobb
Graduate, Leadership Georgia