Mark is a lawyer and Mic contributor living in Washington, D.C.. He covers national politics, health care, legal issues, and the Supreme Court. Mark's work has been mentioned in a variety of publications, including Politico, SCOTUSBlog, The Huffington Post, No Labels, and others. His academic work focuses on speech and the First Amendment as well as Senate procedural rules, particularly the filibuster.
He holds a J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law and a B.A. from Stanford University in International Relations and Communication. Mark is originally from Moscow, Russia.