Our Background and Experience
Mark has been an attorney for more than 20 years, with a
uniquely broad perspective and experience.  Mark was a
partner in the Labor and Employment group of a nationally
renowned law firm.  Mark was also Senior Employment
Counsel and brings a real world perspective to his practice.  
In addition, for over six years, Mark headed the compliance
function of a pharmaceutical company, responsible for
ensuring compliance with various laws and regulations,
including conducting investigations and providing practical
advice and training.
Experience:

Before forming the Lurie Law Firm LLC, Mark was the Vice President and Chief Ethics
and Compliance Officer at Eisai Corporation of North America, a mid size pharmaceutical
company.  Mark was responsible for the creation, oversight and evolution of the
company's compliance function for more than six years.  In that role, Mark created risk
assessment tools and prioritized risks, created policies and procedures (including codes
of conduct, policies on interactions with healthcare providers, Foreign Corrupt Practices
Acts policies and procedures, a groundbreaking system to track payments to heatlthcare
providers, and other policies).  Mark provided substantial and ongoing training to all
employees, both live and electronically.  Mark also conducted and oversaw investigations,
and prioritized audits and monitoring activities.  

Prior to heading its compliance efforts, Mark was Eisai's senior employment counsel,
responsible for day-to-day employment advice, oversight and resolution of employment
disputes, conducting internal investigations,  providing training, and creation of
employment-related policies.

Mark was a partner in the Labor and Employment Group of Epstein Becker & Green
before joining Eisai.  Mark successfully litigated numerous whistleblower, discrimination,
harassment, retaliation, breach of contract and other employment-related disputes.  Mark
was also an employment litigator at Proskauer Rose and McCarter & English.  Mark has
practiced in state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as in
administrative and arbitration proceedings.


Education:

Boston College School of Law, JD 1988, cum laude

    Boston College Law Review, Articles Editor
    Order of the Coif

Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, PhD Program, 1982-1984

Oberlin College, BA, 1980


Bar Admissions:

New Jersey
New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court District of New Jersey
United States District Court Eastern District of New York
United States District Court   Southern District of New York
Massachussetts (inactive)

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L
urie Law Firm represents employees throughout Northern New Jersey and Central New Jersey,
including  Montclair, Livingston, Caldwell, West Orange, Newark, Morristown, Hackensack, Newark,
Elizabeth, New Brunswick, Paterson, Jersey City, Ridgewood, Wayne, Clifton, Passaic, Union City,
Bayonne, Teaneck, Irvington, Union, Edison, Piscataway, Lawrenceville, Princeton, Hoboken, East
Hanover, Saddlebrook, Parsippany, Roseland and Woodbridge; as well as the counties of Essex, Bergen,
Passaic, Middlesex, Morris, Union, Sussex, Warren, Hudson and Mercer.

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urie Law Firm LLC.  All rights reserved.
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