Alan S. Mark is a member of the firm’s Commercial Transactions, Financial Services, Real Estate, and Science & Technology Practice Groups. For the past 35 years, Mr. Mark has concentrated on corporate, commercial and real estate finance matters. He has served as outside counsel to numerous local, regional and national financial institutions, publicly traded biotechnology companies and hotel owners and operators. He has also served as outside counsel to information and telecommunication technology clients, government entities and individuals in connection with technology transfers, business acquisitions, project development and equity and debt financings. Since 1996 Mr. Mark has overseen nearly $1 billion of structured lease financing transactions for the acquisition and development of nearly 2 million square feet of biotechnology research and development facilities and cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. In 2006, he was lead counsel for the seller/lessee in what is believed to be one of the largest private real estate transactions, to that point in time, in the State of Maryland.