Mark Bank's legal career has focused on complex matrimonial matters for more than 20 years. Best Lawyers in America selected him as the Detroit Family Law "Lawyer of the Year" for 2014-2015. Every year since 2009, he has been named as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan" by Michigan Super Lawyers. Annually, he has been listed by his peers in Best Lawyers in America as "one of the top family law attorneys" in the country, and in Michigan Super Lawyers as one of the premier family law attorneys in Michigan. He is also a Fellow in the nationally distinguished American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Mark Bank has been affiliated with The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer since 1994, and a partner since 2000. He is admitted to practice in Michigan, Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. He has also been engaged to handle divorce cases around the country, having been admitted pro hac vice in Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and Illinois.
Since 1998 he has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Michigan State University College of Law where he teaches Domestic Relations and Matrimonial Practice. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law where he taught Family Law. He also guest lectured at the University of Michigan Law School.
Mark Bank is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with distinction, and the George Washington University National Law Center.
He actively serves on the Friends Committee of the University of Michigan Department of Urology through which he raises funds for prostate cancer research. He is also the Vice President of the Bloomfield Hills Schools Board of Education, and he is the former Vice President of the Bloomfield Baseball League. Mark Bank has also been on the Board of Governors of the University of Michigan Alumni Association of Greater Detroit and the Donor Advisory Board of Children's Hospital of Michigan.