Phillips Nizer LLP | Mark Elliott
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Mark  M. Elliott

PRACTICES

Litigation
Banking & Finance
Securities
Antitrust and Unfair Competition
Creditors' Rights and Restructuring
Appellate Practice
Antitrust and Unfair Competition
Contractual Disputes
Partnership Disputes

EDUCATION

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

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • 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
Partner
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: (212) 841-0741
Fax: (212) 262-5152
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Mark Elliott is Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. He also is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. 

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 for important clients 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 frequently serves as chair of the New York City Bar Association’s CLE panel on bankruptcy litigation.

Mark also advises clients on antitrust law and related matters, and he assists clients with antitrust compliance programs. Mark was appointed to a 3-year term as a member of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Mark serves as the Litigation Group Co-Chair of Ally Law (ally-law.com), 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 also served as National President of the College Democrats.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association
Association of the Bar of the City of New York (City Bar of New York)
Lawyers' Committee of Inner-City Scholarship Fund
New York State Bar Association

RECOGNITION

  • Super Lawyers® - New York Metro Edition (Business Litigation), (2016 - 2018)