Mark Spatz has extensive experience handling complex litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on defending manufacturers in products liability litigation and consumer class actions. In addition to managing all aspects of complex litigation, he works with clients to devise litigation strategies and handles large-scale complex settlement programs for multi-district actions. Mark has both trial and appellate experience and recently represented two international companies in mediations and settlement negotiations regarding thousands of lawsuits in large multi-forum products liability actions.

Mark is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was Associate and Senior Editor of the Journal of Constitutional Law, earned a Master of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and graduated from Brown University with honors.  Prior to joining the firm, Mark was a litigation associate at Kaye Scholer LLP.  He has been recognized as one of New York’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Civil Litigation: Defense each year since 2013.

Mark Spatz has extensive experience handling complex litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on defending manufacturers in products liability litigation and consumer class…

Education

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 2002); University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Master of Bioethics, 2010); Brown University (A.B., with honors, 1999)

Bar Admissions

New York State; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Activities and Affiliations

Member, New York City Bar Association (Committee on Bioethical Issues)

Twenty-eight of our New York and Washington D.C.-based Cohen & Gresser attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers this year across a wide range of practice areas. Super Lawyers also named C&G co-founding partner Mark S Cohen to its list of the top 100 lawyers in the New York metropolitan area, and partners Karen H Bromberg and Alexandra Wald to its top 50 women lawyers in New York list.

Super Lawyers ranks outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Fewer than five percent of all lawyers in the U.S. receive this honor. 

C&G announces the promotion of Mark Spatz to partner and Anna Milleret-Godet and Matthew V Povolny to counsel.

"Congratulations to all three of these outstanding attorneys," said Managing Partner Lawrence T Gresser. "These promotions are the result of their commitment to excellence, integrity, and client service, and reflect our confidence in them and the continuing growth of the firm." 

We are pleased to announce that twenty-two of our U.S.-based C&G attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers this year across a wide range of practice areas. Super Lawyers also named C&G co-founding partners Mark S Cohen and Lawrence T Gresser to its list of the top 100 lawyers in the New York metropolitan area, and partner Karen H Bromberg to both its list of top 50 women lawyers and top 100 lawyers in this region. 

Super Lawyers ranks outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Fewer than five percent of all lawyers in the U.S. receive this honor.  

We are pleased to announce that twenty-two of our New York-based C&G attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers this year across a wide range of practice areas. Super Lawyers ranks outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Fewer than five percent of all lawyers in New York receive this honor.

Cohen & Gresser is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Spatz to Counsel.

This article unveils the importance of the courts declaring contradictory testimony a “sham” as opposed to deferring such issues to juries. 

Through an exploration of the decision in the case of Rapcinsky v Skinnygirl Cocktails, L.L.C., this article defends the importance of paying close attention to the specifics surrounding the proposed class representative’s claims and how personal experience could be grounds for defeating a class.