Mark is the Chairman of the firm. He maintains an active practice concentrated on mergers and acquisitions for public and private companies, capital markets, and corporate governance.
In 2014, Mark was named “Lawyer of the Year” Corporate Law–Houston by Best Lawyers, (The Best Lawyers in America, 2014). Chambers USA describes Mark as “an incredible resource and incredibly well connected – a business leader in the community” and “exceptional in terms of negotiation skills and deal management” (Chambers USA, 2015). Mark has extensive experience in public offerings of equity securities, as well as public and private debt securities. His clients include numerous public and private companies, major investment banks, and venture capital firms in a diverse range of industries, including energy and oilfield services, gas marketing, manufacturing, insurance, medical technology, and shipping. Mark also has experience advising boards of directors at Fortune 100 companies. Mark has represented clients in over 150 domestic and cross-border debt and equity offerings since 2008.
Mark is past director of the State Bar of Texas, past president of the Houston Bar Association, and past chair of the Houston Bar Foundation. He is active Chair of the Executive Committee of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, a member of the Board of Visitors of MD Anderson Cancer Center, a director of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, and serves on the Board of the Greater Houston Partnership.