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Mark L. Parmelee is a national securities litigator at Greenberg Traurig where he defends Wall Street brokerage firms and their employees. He has handled a wide range of matters, including sales practice disputes, alleged research conflicts issues, employment claims and regulatory investigations. A former Manhattan prosecutor, Mark also has experience in a variety of white collar criminal representations and general commercial litigations.


  • Securities litigation
  • Securities arbitration
  • Corporate and securities law
  • Commercial litigation

The attorney is providing legal services through and affiliated with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, a New York Limited Liability Partnership. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.



  • Supervised team of attorneys defending national broker-dealer in mass filings of multi-million dollar research analyst conflict of interest claims; established protocols with the National Association Of Securities Dealers (NASD) and consortium of claimants' counsel relating to processing, discovery and evidentiary issues; regional point person for all research analyst matters.
  • Litigated constitutionality of New York State's newly-enacted hate crimes law; obtained first trial conviction in state pursuant to that statute.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney's office, 1996-2003
  • Member, Homicide Panel and Domestic Violence Unit


  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1996
    • Notes and comments editor, Brooklyn Journal of International Law
  • B.S., Marketing and Finance, Syracuse University, 1991
  • Hon. Sterling Johnson, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, January-June 1995
  • New York
  • New Jersey