Mark S. Haltzman joined Silverang, Donohoe, Rosenzweig & Haltzman, LLC as a partner in August of 2011. Mr. Haltzman's educational background and "real world" business and legal experience makes him uniquely qualified to handle any business related matter, from simple corporate formation and contracts, to complex commercial litigation.
Mr. Haltzman's legal career started as an attorney with two of the largest Philadelphia law firms (Pepper Hamilton and Wolf Block), where he represented businesses from their initial formation, to the drafting of contracts and agreements, to complex mergers and acquisitions
After obtaining a Masters in Business Administration, Mr. Haltzman spent several years as an investment banker helping businesses arrange equity and debt financing. Thereafter, Mr. Haltzman took his vast business work and legal experience and expanded his area of legal practice from representing businesses in the formation and development of their businesses, to representing businesses in litigation matters. For the last 20 years, Mr. Haltzman has not only been a business attorney, but a "trial attorney." Mr. Haltzman's extensive business background provides him with a "competitive edge" in the representation of clients in litigation involving business matters.
Mr. Haltzman has gained a reputation as being an attorney that is able to creatively craft complex legal arguments in a manner which jurors can easily comprehend. As a result, Mr. Haltzman has been extremely successful in representing his business clients in a variety of business related litigation. Further, Mr. Haltzman's experience in litigating business disputes gives him the ability to draft, review and negotiate business documents so that, in the event litigation ever evolves out of the business relationship, his clients are properly positioned to be successful in such litigation. Recently, Mr. Haltzman gained national recognition for his successful representation of students who had claimed their privacy had been violated by the School's use of computer software that enabled the School to activate the student's webcam and take pictures, or capture a picture of whatever was on the student's computer screen.
Mr. Haltzman's broad range of legal experience includes commercial litigation, real estate, general corporate/transactional work, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, mergers and acquisitions, and banking. Mr. Haltzman represents clients in both federal and state courts in virtually every district and county in and around southeast Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as in other States on as needed basis. Mr. Haltzman has handled numerous jury, non-jury and arbitration matters, and, where appropriate, negotiated favorable settlements for clients even before initiation of a lawsuit. He is admitted to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1983; the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 1984; and the United States Court of Federal Claims in 1985. He is active in all of the counties in the Delaware Valley (Montgomery, Chester, Philadelphia, Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton), as well as counties to the west (Berks, Lancaster) and to the north (Lackawanna, Luzerne).
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Partner||Silverang Donohoe Rosenzweig & Haltzman||2011 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Montgomery Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Temple University||Business||MBA - Master of Business Administration||1990|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|Indiana University of Pennsylvania||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||1980|