Since 1984, Mark Dosker has represented clients in litigation, international arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution to solve complex disputes. He often represents clients in class actions in litigation, class arbitrations and international matters. He is the office managing partner of the San Francisco and Palo Alto offices and a member of the Litigation Practice.

    Mark has successfully handled a wide range of cases involving corporate and financial transactions and practices, including antitrust, consumer products, banking, false and misleading advertising, food and beverage, insurance coverage, intellectual property, joint ventures, product liability, real estate, securities, technology, tax, unfair competition, wage and hour, and other business issues.

    At Harvard Law School, where he received his Juris Doctor degree, Mark was a winner of the Final Round of the Ames Moot Court Competition. He also holds a diploma as a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

    Mark has made presentations at business and professional conferences and taught seminars on international arbitration and other topics in the United States, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Mexico and Australia. He is the president and a member of the Board of Directors of the California-Asia Business Council, and is active in various civic organizations. He is a member of various bar and professional associations.

    Mark is rated as AV Preeminent (Judicial Edition) by Martindale Hubbell. He has been named as one of the World’s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration (Euromoney Legal Media). Mark has been selected as a Super Lawyer, the top five percent of lawyers in Northern California, in the area of class actions, complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution (Law and Politics/San Francisco Magazine).

    In addition to Mark’s experience as a lawyer and counselor, he is an international arbitrator who has served in a variety of cases with parties from the US, Asia, Europe and Latin America on three-member panels (both as chair and co-arbitrator), and as sole arbitrator and as emergency arbitrator. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the California International Arbitration Council.

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    Education

    • Harvard University, J.D., 1984
    • University of Louisville, B.A., magna cum laude, 1981

    Admissions

    • California, 1984

    Courts

    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Second Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of California
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., C. Dist. of California
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of California
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of California
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Illinois
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., C. Dist. of Illinois
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., Dist. of Colorado
    • U.S. Ct. of Federal Claims
    • U.S. Tax Court

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