Mark Platt
Counsel

mplatt@kvwmail.com
(212) 418-8603

Areas of Practice
Mark divides his practice between complex commercial litigation and family law. He has litigated substantial matters in the New York State Courts and the Federal Courts in New York, New Jersey, California, Ohio and Virginia, both on the trial and appellate levels. The substantive areas in which Mark concentrates his practice include first amendment law, public health law, family law, insurance fraud and alternative dispute resolution.

 

Bar Admissions
New York
United States District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
United States Supreme Court

Legal Career
Counsel, Kornstein Veisz Wexler & Pollard, LLP (1984-present)
Associate, Kaye Scholer Fierman Hayes & Handler (1982-1984)

Author
"The Due Process of Community Placement of the Mentally Ill -- A Case Study," 59 Tex. L. Rev. 1481 (1981)

Professional Activities and Associations

Member, New York City Bar Association,
Dispute Resolution Section (2010 - present)
Books at the Bar Committee (2011-present)
Legal History Committee (2005-present)
Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (1997-2001)
State Legislation Committee (1993-1996)
Legal Problems of the Mentally Ill Special Committee (1991-1994)
Member, New York State Bar Association

Member the Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York

Member, Association of Arbitrators, Small Claims Part, Civil Court of the City of New York


Education

J.D., with Honors, University of Texas School of Law (1981)
Member, Texas Law Review

A.B., University of Michigan (1974)

 

 

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