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Mark S. Bernstein

Partner 
71 South Wacker Drive
46th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
 
Tel:
312.634.5700
Fax:
312.424.1900
 
 

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
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The Best Lawyers in America 2015-2018, Listed in Illinois for Commercial Litigation
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2007, 2009-2017, Listed in Illinois for Business Litigation
 
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Leading Lawyers Network 2011-2014, Listed in Illinois
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Contract Law, Author, "Contract Disputes and Litigation," 2008 Edition
 
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Advising Illinois Financial Institutions, Author, "Class Action Lawsuits," 2002 Edition and 2006 Supplement
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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YMCA Camp Independence, Board Member, 2008-2013
 
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American Bar Association
 
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Illinois State Bar Association
 
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Order of the Coif
 
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Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
 
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University of Chicago Intensive Trial Practice Workshop, Instructor, 2006-2007, 2009-2016
 
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Illinois Spina Bifida Association, Board Member, 2008-2015; Board President, 2008-2013
 

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Mark S. Bernstein

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1988; cum laude
B.S., University of Illinois, 1985; high honors
Bar Admissions
Illinois
 
 
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