Mark is a Partner and the Office Head of the Austin office of Constangy, specializing in labor and employment law on behalf of employers. He graduated from Hillsdale College and received his J.D. from Michigan State University. Mark began his career as in-house labor counsel for General Motors where he ultimately became responsible for all UAW related legal matters. After fifteen years, he left for private practice where he continues to use and apply this practical foundation to the legal needs of his clients.
Mark is a frequent speaker on labor and employment law issues and has been published nationally in The Labor Lawyer legal journal. At the invitation of the U. S. Department of Labor, he attended the first U.S.-Mexico International Labor Law Conference in Mexico City in 1992. In August of 2001 Mark was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America every year since 1995 and by Texas MonthlyMagazine as a Texas Super Lawyer since 2003.
He is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity and Developing Labor Law Committees of the Labor Section of the American Bar Association, as well as the State Bars of Texas, Michigan, and Florida. Mark is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Sixth Circuits, and numerous United States District Courts.