Mark Mandell graduated from Georgetown University Law
Center receiving his J.D. in 1974. When Mark graduated from Georgetown he
served as a law clerk for the Honorable U.S. District Judge Edward W. Day in
the United States Federal District Court in Providence for a year before
entering private practice.
Mark is certified for his expertise in civil
trials by two national organizations. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial
Specialist by the National Board of Legal Specialty
Certification. Attorney Mandell is also nationally recognized and
Board Certified as an expert in medical negligence litigation by
the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. Double board
certification nationally is rare for trial lawyers. Both certifications require
trial experience and passing a national certification examination.
Mark is actually Triple Board Certified as he is
also board certified in Civil Pretrial Practice by the National Board of
Legal Specialty Certification.
Mark is a member of the prestigious Inner Circle
of Advocates. Membership in the Inner Circle is limited to 100 of the best
trial lawyers in the country. The Inner Circle has been described as " an
invitation only group of the best plaintiffs lawyers in the United
Attorney Mark Mandell is a member of
the Panel of Brief Reviewers for the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a Fellow
of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, a member of
the American Law Institute, and a member of the American Judicature
Society. He has also attained bar membership inUnited States Supreme
Court, United States Court of Appeals for the First
Circuit, United States District Court for the District of Rhode
Island and in the States of Rhode Island and Alabama.
Mark Mandell has served as President of
the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Roscoe Pound Institute of
Civil Justice, the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Rhode
Island Trial Lawyers Association. He has chaired the Board of Bar
Examiners for the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island
and is the Past President of the National Crime Victims Bar
Association. He not only has served these presidential roles but has
served many intermediary positions in these prestigious groups.
Attorney Mandell is a current member of
the Rhode Island Supreme Court Ethics Advisory Panel and has also
served on the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Judicial Appointments,
the Rhode Island Supreme Court Commission on the Future of Rhode
Island Judicial System, the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and
Discipline, and the Governor’s Council on Mental Health.
He is currently a member of the Alabama Bar Association,
the American Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of
America, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Rhode
Island Trial Lawyers Association and the Rhode Island Bar
Association. Mark has written 22 articles in well known
journals and has lectured many hundreds of times to Trial Lawyers Associations,
state and national, in 38 different states and internationally. Attorney
Mandell is currently listed in the publication "The Best Lawyers in
Mark Mandell focuses his practice on
catastrophic personal injury cases, wrongful death cases, liquor liability
cases, medical negligence cases, nursing home cases and business
litigation. He has obtained many million dollar trial verdicts and
settlements for his clients including recently receiving the highest verdict
ever received in Washington County, Rhode Island in a dram shop case in the
amount of $15,246,000.00. Attorney Mandell has had three trial results of at
least $10,000,000 and one settlement of over $176,000,000.
Attorney Mandell has also lectured on
Medical/Academic topics at well respected establishments such as Brown
University Medical School, Harvard Medical School, Women and Infants Hospital
in Providence, Rhode Island, The Massachusetts Anesthesia Council on
Education/Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiologists, Rhode Island Hospital,
The Miriam Hospital, and State of Rhode Island, Department of Health.
Attorney Mark Mandell is also an active
member of the community as he was formerly on the Board of Directors of The
Miriam Hospital, Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Rhode Island,
Board of Directors of the Urban League of Rhode Island, Chairman of the
Executive Committee of the Holocaust Memorial Committee of Rhode Island,
President of the Jewish Community Center of Rhode Island, member of the
Executive-Finance Committee of The Wheeler School, Chairman of the Education
Committee of The Wheeler School, the Board of Trustees of the Wheeler School,
the Board of Trustees of Roger Williams University, and the Board of Trustees
Roger Williams University School of Law.