Mark joined the firm in March 2021.
Prior to joining Yorkville, Mark spent over 30 years providing regulatory counseling in various capacities to a broad range of clients and firms. He began his career as an Associate at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling and later led the Financial Institutions Regulatory Practice as a Partner at Cowell & Moring. He developed extensive contacts among firms and regulators as a Senior Vice President at SIFMA, the primary trade association for broker-dealers. On the in-house side, Mark served as: Chief Legal Officer for U.S. Wholesale Banking for the Dutch bank ABN AMRO; Legal & Compliance Director for RBC Capital Markets (a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada); Chief Compliance Officer for Cowen & Co.; Chief Compliance Officer for the broker-dealer, investment advisor and mutual funds, as well as Global Head of Core Compliance, for Brown Brothers Harriman; and most recently, Chief Compliance Officer for JPMorgan Investment Management Inc. and Head of Asset Management Compliance for the Americas for JP Morgan.
Mark earned a BA in History at the University of Delaware, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He earned a JD at George Washington University Law School, where he graduated cum laude and was an editor of the GW Law Review.