Mark is a partner in the Corporate & Business Litigation Group and the Firm’s general counsel. He frequently represents committees of independent directors, including Fortune 500 corporations incorporated outside Delaware, in responding to stockholder demands and derivative litigation. As a co-author of “Special Committees of Independent Directors,” Mark is frequently sought for his expertise and has assisted special committees of directors from a wide-range of industries in responding to demands relating to a panoply of allegations, including insider trading, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, failure of oversight, related party transactions, and improper executive compensation.
Mark has assisted clients in successfully defending stockholder claims challenging going private litigation—including the recent acquisition of Dell, Inc. He has successfully represented clients in statutory actions relating to the governance and valuation of Delaware corporations and regularly provides advice regarding advancement and indemnification obligations under Delaware law.
Mark lectures across the country on issues of corporate governance, including multi-forum litigation. He is a recognized leader in his field, selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Litigation–Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law and Corporate Governance Law, top-ranked among Delaware Chancery practitioners in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, mentioned in The Legal 500 US for M&A litigation defense work, and listed in Delaware Super Lawyers for corporate and business litigation.