Phillips Nizer LLP | Mark Elliott
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Mark  M. Elliott


Banking & Finance
Antitrust and Unfair Competition
Creditors' Rights and Restructuring
Appellate Practice
Antitrust and Unfair Competition
Contractual Disputes
Partnership Disputes
Integrity Oversight & Investigations


  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Fordham University, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


  • New York
  • U.S. District Ct., SDNY
  • U.S. District Ct., EDNY
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 2nd Cir.
  • U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 3rd Cir.
  • U.S. Ct. of Appeals, 9th Cir.
Mark M. Elliott
Tel: (212) 841-0741
Fax: (212) 262-5152
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Mark Elliott is the Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. 

A 1990 graduate of Yale Law School, Mark was trained at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. Thereafter, he was a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP for 15 years. Mark joined Phillips Nizer to help lead its litigation practice and has been joined by several of his colleagues from prior firms.

Mark has handled a number of high profile litigations in a diverse array of matters. His practice focuses on contractual disputes, creditors’ rights, director and officer liability, corporate governance, antitrust, and securities. His matters are characterized by their complexity, high financial exposure and sensitivity. His cases include an eight-week jury trial for the County of Westchester, resulting in a verdict for the County that saved taxpayers over $30 million.

Mark represents a wide client base with a focus on the financial services industry. He regularly represents major financial institutions in complex business litigations. He often represents institutional creditors in high-profile insolvency matters involving fraud and complex defalcations. Mark served several times as chair of the New York City Bar Association’s CLE panel on bankruptcy litigation.

Mark recently chaired panels on alternative dispute resolution and on cryptocurrency litigation. Mark also chaired a panel on the First Amendment at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and was a guest speaker at the INCAE Business School in Nicaragua.

Mark also advises clients on antitrust law and related matters, and he assists clients with antitrust compliance programs. Mark is serving his second term as a member of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York City Bar Association and currently co-chairs the Reports/Amicus Brief Subcommittee.  

Mark is the Litigation Group Co-Chair of Ally Law (, an alliance of over sixty law firms in more than forty countries.

Mark served for many years as the Chair of the City of White Plains Board of Ethics. He was also the National President of the College Democrats.  He currently serves as a member of the Committee on Character & Fitness of the Appellate Division, Second Department.    

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee, Reports/Amicus Brief Subcommittee Co-chair 
  • Lawyers' Committee of Inner-City Scholarship Fund
  • New York State Bar Association


  • Super Lawyers® - New York Metro Edition (Business Litigation), (2016-2021)