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Mark S. Bernstein

71 South Wacker Drive
46th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Mark Bernstein is a partner in the firm's Litigation Practice Group. His complex commercial litigation practice focuses on financial services litigation and class action defense. He also has significant experience with securities fraud litigation, repurchase agreements, derivatives including futures and options, claims against lenders, alternative dispute resolution, and ERISA litigation. Mark counsels clients through all aspects of business including contract negotiating and developing best practices for preventing litigation. His clients include financial institutions, large public and private manufacturing companies, securities issuers, and hedge funds.
Awards & Recognition
The Best Lawyers in America 2015-2018, Listed in Illinois for Commercial Litigation
Super Lawyers Magazine 2007, 2009-2017, Listed in Illinois for Business Litigation
Leading Lawyers Network 2011-2014, Listed in Illinois
Published Works & Lectures
Contract Law, Author, "Contract Disputes and Litigation," 2008 Edition
Advising Illinois Financial Institutions, Author, "Class Action Lawsuits," 2002 Edition and 2006 Supplement
Professional Memberships & Activities
YMCA Camp Independence, Board Member, 2008-2013
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Order of the Coif
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
University of Chicago Intensive Trial Practice Workshop, Instructor, 2006-2007, 2009-2016
Illinois Spina Bifida Association, Board Member, 2008-2015; Board President, 2008-2013

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Mark S. Bernstein

J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1988; cum laude
B.S., University of Illinois, 1985; high honors
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