Mark R. Winston prosecutes securities and consumer fraud actions on behalf of institutional investors and other victims of wrongful conduct. He also has extensive experience with white collar criminal matters, the product of years of government and private practice experience. He has litigated cases involving various types of fraud, as well as tax evasion, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and environmental crimes.
Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Mark was the Deputy General Counsel of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, and prior to that, he served as an Assistant General Counsel at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Earlier in his career, Mark held senior positions at several national consulting firms, where, among other responsibilities, he handled corporate internal investigations and various compliance projects. Mark also handled white collar criminal matters and corporate internal investigations as a partner at Baker & McKenzie.
During his 14-year tenure as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, Mark served as the Financial Institution Fraud Coordinator and, later, as the Environmental Crimes Coordinator. Mark tried a number of cases to successful verdicts and received numerous commendations from the Justice Department and other federal agencies for his service, including the Director’s Award from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys.
Mark has spoken at various events and seminars over the years and conducts a seminar for Master of Law students on international criminal law, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) in Barcelona, Spain.
Mark has authored articles published in the New York Law Journal and GC New York. He has been interviewed by publications such as Law360, Bloomberg television and radio, and has also been quoted in various publications, including The New York Times.
Immediately after law school, Mark clerked for Judge John V. Corrigan, Ohio Court of Appeals, Eighth Appellate District and then for Judge Neal P. McCurn, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
The University of Chicago
1989, New York