“As President and CEO, my primary goals are to obtain exceptional results for our clients at a reasonable price, and provide our attorneys a platform from which they can be extremely successful.”
Mark joined Howard & Howard in 1991, and began his tenure as president and CEO in 2004. In this role, he fosters a client-focused culture, providing value and core legal services to businesses and business owners. Over the years, Mark has ensured that the Firm remains true to its shared values of collegiality, entrepreneurship, transparency, and meritocracy. These ideals are demonstrated through the high quality legal talent the Firm attracts. Under his guidance, the Firm strives to maintain its ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility through giving back to local communities. This culture continues to be integral to Howard & Howard's success.
Mark has stewarded the Firm from a regional presence to a national powerhouse with offices in major U.S. markets. He has successfully led the Firm through multiple acquisitions, positioning Howard & Howard to effectively adapt to the evolving needs of a growing client base. Through this expansion, the Firm has significantly grown in size and footprint and experienced a steady climb in both capability and profitability.
Mark maintains a dual status in the legal profession, simultaneously continuing his practice of law. He applies his shrewd business acumen to the work he does for his clients, which include corporations, closely held companies, owners, and investors. He provides counsel on a wide range of transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, real estate, securities, and tax issues.
- Wayne State University Law School, 1991
- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1987
- Michigan State University, 1984
- State Bar of Michigan
- Master Lawyers Section
- Michigan, 1988
- Michigan Leading Lawyers, 2014-2019
- Michigan Super Lawyers, 2008-2018
- dbusiness, "Top Lawyers," 2011-2012; 2016-2017
- Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating