Biography

Mark is a litigator whose practice focuses on international trade and dispute resolution. Before joining Dinsmore he worked as an international compliance specialist with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Trade Remedy Law Enforcement Directorate, Trade Policy Branch. In this role he led and advised on the development of customs regulations and internal controls that directly affected import and export license applications; provided technical advice and guidance on the design, implementation, tracking, monitoring, and evaluation of actions connected with civil enforcement activities; and served as a primary liaison to various organizations representing strategic sectors and responding to top-level management concerning trade enforcement and trade compliance actions. Mark also worked previously with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, where he led and managed complex antidumping and countervailing duty cases, including investigations, administrative reviews, sunset reviews, new shipper reviews, scope determinations, and verifications.

This previous work experience enables Mark to provide clients with an insider’s perspective on government operations concerning trade, ensuring clients are in compliance with the law and helping them navigate challenges as they arise.

Education

  • University of Illinois at Chicago  (LL.M., 2013)
    • International Business and Trade Law
  • University of Illinois at Chicago  (J.D., 2012)
  • Bradley University  (B.S., 2009)
    • Economics; History

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois