Mark Fiore represents clients in complex commercial litigation, as well as government and internal investigations. Mark’s experience includes class action and multi-district litigation, in a wide range of substantive areas, including civil and criminal white-collar litigation, consumer fraud, product liability, and CERCLA (Superfund) litigation. Mark also has regulatory and enforcement counseling experience, including conducting internal investigations for public and private companies, and representing companies in inquiries and enforcement actions by state and federal authorities, including the US Department of Justice, the US Department of Labor, and various state Attorneys General.
In addition, Mark has experience with breach of contract and partnership disputes, premises and tort liability, as well as bankruptcy litigation, non-competition disputes, and other employment matters. Mark regularly conducts expert discovery, including deposing and defending experts and corporate designees. He works extensively with clients in the ecommerce, manufacturing, retail, energy, pharmaceutical, chemical, real estate, and retail industries.
A well-rounded litigator and counselor, Mark prides himself on his ability to provide practical advice, guiding clients through operational risk management and litigation-avoidance issues, while simultaneously litigating cases from inception through trial. While in law school, he won the Rutgers Law mock trial competition and served as a member of the Rutgers National Trial Advocacy Team. Mark’s pro bono practice includes assisting United States military veterans through the Military Assistance Project and Wills for Heroes, as well as the representation of indigent criminal defendants in state court.
Represented an international e-commerce company in multiple Department of Labor investigations concerning alleged health and safety violations in distribution facilities throughout North America. Successfully convinced government regulators that no charges were warranted and/or that citations should be vacated after issuance.
Represented a real estate developer in a multimillion dollar CERCLA cost recovery action against the United States Department of Justice – Environment and Natural Resources Division.
Defended an international food processing company in a federal class action alleging civil RICO violations.
Represented a closely-held international produce distributor in a complex oppressed shareholder action resulting in the dismissal of multiple claims and the dissolution of the minority shareholder’s interest.
Represented a regional health club chain in a class action brought under the NJ Consumer Fraud Act, Health Club Services Act, Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act and the Retail Installment Sales Act.
Represented the Chapter 7 Trustee of a liquidating trust in the prosecution of over $11 million in clawback claims for preferences and fraudulent transfers.
Represented an international staffing firm in the defense of federal employment discrimination claims resulting in a favorable settlement prior to trial.
Represented a commercial developer in a federal mortgage and bank fraud investigation resulting in a corporate plea for nominal restitution and no individual charges.
Rutgers University School of Law, 2010, J.D.
University of Mary Washington, 2005, B.S., Business Administration
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania