John-Mark is a business litigator with an emphasis on complex, high-stakes cases. He specializes in class actions, intellectual property litigation, and appellate work, and also has substantial experience in ERISA defense, securities/corporate litigation, and commercial real estate disputes.
He has a long track record of success representing a wide variety of industries and clients including manufacturers, software developers, insurers, schools and universities, professional practices, and online retailers. In addition, John-Mark regularly acts as Special Counsel to the State of New Hampshire. Among other matters, he successfully defended the Pease Tradeport in Town of Newington v. State, 162 N.H. 745 (Supreme Ct. 2011), and was lead counsel in Amanda D. Governor, a class action suit brought in 2012 challenging the State’s community mental health system that was settled in 2014.
Prior to joining the firm, John-Mark served as law clerk to the Hon. Michael Murphy, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. While in law school, John-mark was an Executive Editor for the California Law Review.