As chair of the firm’s Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy department, Mark Owens’ practice includes business, commercial, finance, litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters valued from millions to billions of dollars. Responsive, grounded and calm under pressure, clients trust and rely upon Mark to protect their assets and interests when safeguarding their position at every turn.
Mark advises on complex workouts and loan restructurings, representing secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, preference and fraudulent transfer defendants, lessors and landlords in bankruptcy cases. Mark provides legal counsel on repossessions, general collections and Uniform Commercial Code issues. He is also involved in commercial litigation in numerous courts throughout the country.
Notably, Mark maintains multijurisdictional licenses to practice law, which allows him to truly serve clients on a national scale. He is appreciated for his honest and realistic assessments of client positions, and for providing viable, practical options and actionable solutions to maximizing recovery.
In addition, Mark is chair of the firm’s national Motorsports team. Mark’s passion for auto racing is manifest in his commitment to serving drivers, teams, sponsors and industry constituents in the full array of commercial contract issues they face.
Regardless of the industry or circumstances, Mark steadfastly focuses on realizing the desired result in even the most difficult environments for the clients he serves, which often includes preventive advice and counsel. As a result, Mark also identifies and reworks standard agreements in order to better safeguard his client from exposure going forward.
Mark is not regularly admitted to practice law in the local courts of the District of Columbia and is working under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar pending his admission.
Professional and Community Involvement
Mark is a member of numerous professional organizations in his practice areas.