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For the past 30 years, Mark has been an active member of the Lancaster legal community, practicing in the area of real estate law, with a particular focus on zoning, land use and land development matters. He represents local, regional and national development clients in South Central Pennsylvania, including Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin, York and Berks Counties.  Mark is actively involved with numerous real estate industry organizations that focus on local, regional and statewide development and transportation issues.

Mark counsels commercial, residential, industrial and mixed use development clients on all aspects of the land development entitlement process.  He regularly appears before municipal planning commissioners, governing bodies, zoning hearing boards and state agencies. Mark regularly advises development clients on Department of Transportation and Highway Occupancy permit issues.

EDUCATION

Marquette University, B.S., Marquette University, 1978

University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 1981, recipient, Individual Income Tax and Real Property awards

HONORS/AWARDS

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, 2013, 2014, Land Use/Zoning

Recipient of the Presidential Award from the Building Industry Association of Lancaster County, 2012, 2013.

MEMBERSHIPS

NAHB Legal Action Committee, 2016, 2017

Lancaster County Building Industry Association, President, Former Vice President, Executive Committee, Board Member, Governmental Affairs Committee

Pennsylvania Building Association, Associate Vice-President (2014-2015) and Co-Chair of special committee on Pennsylvania Department of Transportation issues

Coalition for Smart Growth, former Board Member and former Vice-President

Lancaster County Smart Growth Transportation Task Force, Committee Member

Lancaster County Housing Affordability Task Force, Committee Member

Lancaster Bar Association

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

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