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Gideon Mark

Of Counsel

Gideon Mark has practiced law for more than 25 years in law firms in Los Angeles and New York City.  He has handled a wide variety of business litigation matters during his legal career.  He has been with Paduano & Weintraub since 2000.  He also is an Associate Professor of Business Law at the University of Maryland Smith School of Business and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the American Business Law Journal during 2019-20.

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Education

  • Brandeis University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1979

  • The University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1983

    • National Finalist, ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 1983

    • Hastings Law Journal, Member, 1982-83

    • Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Member, 1981-82

  • Columbia University M.B.A., 1995
  • Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government M.P.A., 2000

  • New York University LL.M., 2005

    • New York University Annual Survey of American Law, Executive Articles Editor, 2004-05

    • New York University Annual Survey of American Law, Member, 2002-05

Admissions

  • New York, California, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and Illinois

Publications

  • Author, “Spoofing and Layering,” 45 Journal of Corporation Law 399 (2020)

  • Author, “Confidential Witness Interviews in Securities Litigation,” 96 North Carolina Law Review 789 (2018)

  • Author, “The Yates Memorandum,” 51 UC Davis Law Review 1589 (2018)

  • Author, “The Yates Memorandum and Cartel Enforcement,” 51 UC Davis Law Review Online 97 (2018)

  • Author, “SEC and CFTC Administrative Proceedings,” 19 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 45 (2016)

  • Author, “SEC Enforcement Discretion,” 94 Texas Law Review See Also 261 (2016)

  • Author, “Multijurisdictional M&A Litigation,” 40 Journal of Corporation Law 291 (2015)

  • Co-Author, “Inequitable Conduct and Walker Process Claims After Therasense and the America Invents Act,” 16 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 361 (2014)

  • Author, “Recanting Confidential Witnesses in Securities Litigation,” 45 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 575 (2014)

  • Co-Author, “Inequitable Conduct in Retrospective: Understanding Unclean Hands in Patent Remedies,” 62 American University Law Review 1441 (2013)

  • Author, “RICO’s Extraterritoriality,” 50 American Business Law Journal 543 (2013)

  • Author, “Private FCPA Enforcement,” 49 American Business Law Journal 419 (2012)

  • Author, “Federal Discovery Stays,” 45 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 405 (2012)

  • Author, “Confidential Witnesses in Securities Litigation,” 36 Journal of Corporation Law 551 (2011)

  • Co-Author, “Justice Sotomayor on the Supreme Court: A Boon for Business?,” 4 Virginia Law & Business Review 187 (2009)

  • Co-Author, “Corporate Cooperation During Investigations and Audits,“ 13 Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance 1 (2007)

  • Author, “Accounting Fraud: Pleading Scienter of Auditors Under the PSLRA,” 39 Connecticut Law Review 1097 (2007)

  • Co-Author, “Investigations, Inspections, and Audits in the Post-SOX Environment,” 86 Nebraska Law Review 43 (2007)

  • Co-Author, “Continuing Commercial Impression: Applications and Measurement,” 10 Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review 433 (2006)

  • Author, Comment, “Issues in Asbestos Litigation,” 34 Hastings Law Journal 871 (1983)