Mark Pinkert

Biography

Mark Pinkert
Mark Pinkert is an associate in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation and Appellate practices. He focuses on a broad range of complex commercial, corporate, and restructuring-related disputes in state and federal trial and appellate courts around the country.

Mark has played lead roles drafting motions and appellate briefs, public comments to proposed regulations, and other legal memoranda to state and federal agencies, and he has participated in discovery and court hearings. He has particularly deep experience in bankruptcy litigation, encompassing issues such as receivership, contract rejection, debtor-in-possession financing, trustee avoidance actions, and Rule 2004 discovery. Mark also has an active pro bono practice.

Some of his notable experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:

  • Repsol S.A. in complex environmental litigation concerning the pollution of the Passaic River in New Jersey, which involves claims of “alter ego” and fraudulent conveyance.
  • National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation in litigation related to the restructuring of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority and other Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Westinghouse Electric Company, and its affiliates, a globally recognized nuclear power company, in its unprecedented chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving liabilities in excess of $9 billion.
  • A global investment bank in connection with an SEC investigation.
  • A minor league baseball team in an appeal against Major League Baseball.

From August 2019 to October 2020, Mark served as a law clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and from October 2020 to November 2021, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roy K. Altman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Mark received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as an Articles Editor for the Yale Law Journal. During law school, he served as a Judicial Intern for The Honorable Robert N. Scola, Jr. and the Honorable Marcia G. Cooke of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mark received his B.A., magna cum laude, in English Literature from Emory University.

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