Mark has made a career out of advising and representing insurance companies. He practices in California and Illinois, handling all types of insurance liability cases. In addition, Mark has a strong background in construction defect and product liability defense work. He has litigated matters in numerous state and federal jurisdictions and has actively resolved matters through arbitration and mediation.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mark was briefly a teacher. He also formed a small electronics manufacturing company with his father. In his spare time, Mark volunteers with U.S. veterans groups.


  • Brigham Young University, B.S., 1988
  • Pepperdine School of Law, J.D., 1994

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1994
  • Illinois, 2006

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California, and Northern District of Illinois


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