Mark Lefkowitz, attorneyMark D. Lefkowitz, counsel to Schwartz & Silverstein, LLP, handles significant civil litigation matters for the firm, including trial and appellate court work.

Mr. Lefkowitz graduated from Brooklyn Law School and was admitted to practice law in New York in 1973. He subsequently was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1983, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits; the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and for the District of New Jersey; and the United States Tax Court. Mr. Lefkowitz maintains affiliations with national, state and local bar associations and he has been a chairman and member of committees of those bar groups.

Mr. Lefkowitz began his legal career with the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York in that agency's Honors Program. In that position, he successfully argued significant (and, in certain cases, landmark) appeals on behalf of the City of New York in the highest State and Federal Appellate Courts.

Mr. Lefkowitz has been in private practice since 1984. Over ten years ago, Mr. Lefkowitz joined Schwartz & Silverstein, LLP as counsel. Mr. Lefkowitz has undertaken significant litigation matters which have often yielded extraordinary results.