Mark is a seasoned appellate litigator. He has handled over 100 appeals in Oregon, securing significant constitutional, evidentiary, and procedural wins at the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court. He believes that trial is just the beginning of the fight for his clients and their rights.
Mark has also represented individuals accused of white collar and financial crimes in federal court, as well as those facing academic and professional discipline. At Levine & McHenry, Mark specializes in appeals of all forms, research and writing in complex cases, and criminal defense.
After graduating summa cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School, Mark spent two years clerking for the Honorable Rebecca Duncan at the Oregon Court of Appeals. Following his clerkship, he began his practice at a boutique white collar criminal defense firm before spending five years working as an appellate public defender.
Mark has given presentations on criminal and constitutional law topics. His writing on the constitutional rights of juveniles facing prosecution has been published in the Willamette Law Review, and he co-authored the Oregon State Bar's Criminal Law Barbook chapter on double jeopardy. Mark serves as cochair of the Roosevelt Robinson Scholarship, a fund that seeks to grow the legacy of the late Judge Robinson by supporting and empowering law students of color. He is also a proud graduate of the Oregon State Bar's Leadership Institute, a nine-month professional development program for lawyers from diverse backgrounds.