For over 16 years at the Delaware Department of Justice (DEDOJ), Mark successfully litigated the most difficult and high-profile cases, including multi-codefendant racketeer-influenced corrupt organizations (RICO), white collar crime, gang prosecutions, public corruption, murder-for-hire, and cold case homicide. Mark was designated a Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) to work jointly with the federal government on complex matters and served with distinction in various leadership roles within the DEDOJ, including as chief of the Wilmington Felony Trial Unit.
As Delaware’s inaugural Director of the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust, Mark became a leading expert in anti-corruption matters, civil rights, constitutional law, and uses of force by law enforcement. Mark was directly involved in the drafting and passage of groundbreaking legislation and criminal justice policy.
Mark served as a coordinating member of the DEDOJ’s Ethics Committee and Trial Advocacy Committee. He has taught courses on police use of force, undercover operations, courtroom testimony, firearms, hate crimes, and he has led trainings for the Delaware Judiciary and Delaware Criminal Bar on closing arguments and out-of-court statements.
Mark is a member of the Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court and a former judicial intern for The Honorable Kent A. Jordan.
Appointments and Awards
- ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
- “13 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN LAW IN DELAWARE IN 2023” – DELAWARE ONLINE
- TOP LAWYER IN DELAWARE TODAY FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IN 2023
- TOP LAWYER IN DELAWARE TODAY FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IN 2022
- DISTINGUISHED DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL IN 2016
- J.D., THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, COLUMBUS SCHOOL OF LAW (2007)
- B.A., SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY, CUM LAUDE (2004)
- U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE