Mark D. Richardson

Of Counsel


Mark D. Richardson is Of Counsel in the Delaware office of Labaton Sucharow LLP.  Mark focuses on representing shareholders in derivative litigation and corporate governance matters.

In addition to his active caseload, Mark has contributed to numerous publications and is the recipient of The Burton Awards' Distinguished Legal Writing Award for his article published in the New York Law Journal, “Options When a Competitor Raids the Company.”

Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Mark was an associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where he focused on complex commercial litigation within the financial services industry.  He advised and represented clients in class action litigation, expedited bankruptcy proceedings and arbitrations, fraudulent transfer actions, proxy fights, internal investigations, employment disputes, breaches of contact, enforcement of non-competes, data theft, and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Mark earned his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law, where he served as the President of the Student Bar Association.  He now teaches as an Adjunct Professor in Emory’s Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques.  He received his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.

Published & Presented

  • Practising Law Institute (PLI), Big Boy Letters: Insider Trading Law and Compliance Answer Book (2016)
  • New York Law Journal, Options When a Competitor Raids the Company (05/13/2015)
  • Law360, New Challenges to Pay Confidentiality Policies (06/23/2014)


2010, New York
2016, Pennsylvania
2018, Delaware

U.S. Court of Appeals
2011, Second Circuit

U.S. District Court
2010, Southern District of New York
2010, Eastern District of New York