NEW YORK, February 15, 2023 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that partner Mark D. Harris has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (AAAL).
Mark is a partner in Proskauer’s Litigation Department and co-chair of its Appellate Practice Group. He has handled dozens of cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and other appellate courts in a variety of areas spanning criminal law, patent, copyright, labor relations and administrative law. He has advised on a range of matters involving securities fraud, tax evasion, insurance fraud and financial crimes.
The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded in 1990 to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts.
To be eligible for membership, a nominee’s practice must have focused substantially on appeals during the last 15 years. Candidates must also be nominated and seconded by current Academy Fellows, reviewed and recommended by a Membership Screening Committee and elected at an Academy Board of Directors meeting. Academy membership is limited to 500 members in the U.S.
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