Mark is a Canadian/U.S. lawyer who has practiced trade, investment and competition law in leading law firms in Toronto, New York, Washington, D.C and Brussels and as counsel to the Organization of Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) in Paris. He was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministries of Economic Development & Trade, Research & Innovation and Consumer Services. He led Ontario’s legal team in the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, advised the Government of Ontario on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings and on various NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state arbitration matters involving Ontario, led the Province’s legal team for the insolvency / restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler and on the creation of the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund, a $250 million co-investment venture capital fund.
Mark earned a BA from McGill, an MA in Economics from the University of Toronto, a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School and an LLM from Georgetown University Law Centre. He has been listed in the Euromoney / International Financial Law Review Guide to the World’s Leading Competition lawyers and in 2015 was elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.