Mark helps consumer finance companies address and resolve contentious consumer disputes through negotiated settlements, arbitration, and individual and class litigation. He has defended clients in litigation and arbitration arising under a wide variety of state and federal consumer protection statutes including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Housing Act (FHA), Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA), state unfair and deceptive practices laws, and other consumer protection laws. His clients include debt collectors, banks, mortgage servicers, and auto and installment lenders. Mark also regularly assists clients in response to government agency investigations and enforcement actions, primarily before the CFPB.
An active leader in consumer finance law, Mark serves as co-chair of the Consumer Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section, where he previously served as co-chair of the Subcommittee on FDCPA and TCPA litigation. He is also a member of the DC Bar’s Litigation Community Steering Committee, which he previously chaired. He is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and ACA International, where he serves as Attorney State Chair for the District of Columbia and previously served as the Attorney Division representative to the Council of Delegates (2019-2022).
Mark received his J.D. (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif) from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was the Senior Articles Editor of the University of Miami Law Review and a teaching assistant in constitutional law. He earned his B.A. from Syracuse University (cum laude).