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About Me

Mark is the past chair of Graham & Dunn's Financial Services team. He focuses his practice on creditor-debtor relationships, including all aspects of insolvency, workouts, bankruptcy, receiverships, and business reorganization. He has represented clients in all aspects of Chapter 11 bankruptcies, including debtors, secured creditors, and creditors committees. 


He also regularly deals with the acquisition of assets from insolvent entities, secured transactions, the defense of preferential transfer and fraudulent conveyance lawsuits, and landlord-tenant disputes. Mark counsels entities affected by businesses in trouble and has significant experience in franchise bankruptcies and cross-border insolvencies involving foreign debtors. He has been a frequent speaker at professional seminars for both institutional credit managers and attorneys. 


Practice Areas


  1. Bankruptcy and Commercial Transactions: 100%
    1 year

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Contact Info

Graham & Dunn PC

Pier 70
2801 Alaskan Way Suite 300
Seattle, WA, 98121-1128


ILVoluntarily Inactive198508/17/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
America's Leading Bankruptcy LawyersChambers USA2014
America's Leading Bankruptcy LawyersChambers USA2013
America's Leading Bankruptcy LawyersChambers USA2012
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerWashington Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerN/A2000
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderGraham & Dunn, PC1987 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Lawyers Practice Manual CommitteePast-ChairmanN/A
King County Bar AssociationCommitteeN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington State Bar Association Creditor Debtor Rights NewsletterDoes A Nonjudicial Foreclosure Extinguish A Guarantor's Payment Obligations? Washington Court of Appeals Now Split2014
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Brown UniversityClassicsPhD - Doctorate1976
Lawrence UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
27th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy InstitutePostpetition Financing: A Lender's Perspective, Including Large Case Fee Guidelines2014