Mark’s focus is on employment and labor law, advising clients about the many aspects of the relationship between employer and employee. He provides advice and drafts agreements, policies, and protocols concerning hiring, trade secret, termination and separation, wage and hour, family and medical leave, employment discrimination, noncompetition, and other compliance issues. A significant portion of his practice also involves handling employment litigation in the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Superior Court and Federal Court. Mark represents public and private employers in collective bargaining with labor unions and serves as labor counsel to a city in the Greater Boston area. He is experienced in handling grievance arbitrations, and unfair labor practices matters.
To assist clients in litigation avoidance efforts, Mark has developed training programs for managers and staff concerning sexual harassment, management, and human resource issues. He also supervises and conducts internal investigations for management clients. He has lectured and written on sexual harassment, training, and numerous employment law topics.
Mark serves as general counsel to a number of closely-held businesses in a variety of industries, providing advice on corporate governance and general business issues.
In the litigation area, Mark’s experience includes the defense and prosecution of complex business, product liability, aviation, commercial, real estate, professional malpractice, construction, insurance coverage and extra-contractual disputes. He is a former director of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association and a member of the Defense Research Institute.
As an active member of the community, Mark serves as Chair of the Guerriero Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Friends of Greater Melrose Charitable Foundation and is the Vice President of the Malden Catholic Alumni Association. He has served as Chairman of the Melrose Youth Task Force, and as a member of the Melrose Historic District Commission. Mark also serves on the Board of Directors for Stoneham Youth Basketball, where is he a coach.
Mark received a J.D. degree in 1986 from the Boston University School of Law, where he was recognized as a G. Joseph Tauro Scholar and an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar. He received a B.S., magna cum laude, from Boston College in 1983. He is a member of both the Massachusetts and New Hampshire bars.