Instructor of Professional Practice
Professor Mark is a Professor and the Dean of the DePaul College of Law at DePaul University in Chicago. At Rutgers for fifteen years before joining the faculty and administration at DePaul, he was a Professor of Law and the Nathan L. Jacobs Scholar at the Law School, where he also served as the Vice Dean for several years.
He earned his B.A. from Butler University, an M.A. in history from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was articles editor for the Law Review. He was a teaching fellow in the history department at Harvard from 1981 to 1985, and a law clerk to Judge Bruce M. Selya, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (1988-89). Professor Mark served as associate counsel for the Office of Independent Counsel in the Iran/Contra matter, where he helped develop U.S. v. Clarridge (which was terminated by a presidential pardon), led a project on foreign intelligence and national security concerns in the prosecution of government officials, and acted as liaison to the White House Counsel's Office, the U.S. Senate, the N.S.A., and the C.I.A. (1989-93). He also was an assistant professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, teaching Business Associations II (Corporations), Corporate Finance, American Legal History, and a seminar on the History and Theory of the Firm (1992-96), and in 1994 was a visiting faculty member at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
His publications focus on the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance, and American legal history.