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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
    30 years
  2. Antitrust: 10%
    30 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%
    30 years
  4. Health Care: 10%
    30 years
  5. Business: 10%
    30 years

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  • Robert L. Morton

    I have known Mark for 15+ years and have worked with (and against) him on several matters. Mark has always been a great advocate for his clients. He does what he does well!


    Robert Morton Business Attorney
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  • Christian Lee Perrin

    I endorse this lawyer's work.


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Contact info

2800 Two Hannover Square
Raleigh, NC, 27601


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2015
Super LawyerNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2011
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSmith Moore Leatherwood, LLP2006 - Present
Managing PartnerHerring McBennett Mills and Finkelstein2000 - 2006
PartnerSanford Holshouser1997 - 2000
MemberFinkelstein & Diab PLLC1994 - 1997
PartnerGraham & James1986 - 1994
Law ClerkChief Judge Hedrick, NC Court of Appeals1985 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wake County Bar Associationmember of the board of directors2010 - Present
10th Judicial District Bar (Wake County)President-Elect2014 - 2015
Publication nameTitleDate
Wake County Bar Association/10th Judicial District Bar Professionalism Committee BlogThe Evolving Law of Mediation2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Grinnell CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982
University of North Carolina School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A