Company: Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Location: New York, New York, United States
Mark J. Headley, Esq., Partner at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.
Amassing more than 30 years of professional excellence in the legal industry, Mr. Headley has been serving as a partner at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel LLP in New York City since 1996. In his position, he focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, general commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, false advertising law and regulatory enforcement. Prior to this appointment, he was an associate at the firm for eight years and a law clerk to the Honorable Pierre N. Leval for two years.
Kramer Levin is a full-service law firm whose practice opened in 1968 with only six partners and eight associates. Over the course of time and success, the firm has expanded to more than 375 lawyers in 20 different practice areas with offices in Paris, France, and Silicon Valley, CA. Kramer Levin additionally prides itself on inclusivity and diversity, employing attorneys with a vast array of experience and perspectives, which has been recognized by several organizations including MultiCultural Law Magazine, Empire State Pride Agenda and the Corporate Equality Index. Furthermore, the firm encourages its lawyers to pursue pro bono work in a variety of fields, including LGBT rights, domestic violence, housing and homelessness, criminal trials and appeals, and service to nonprofit groups.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Headley pursued a formal education at Yale University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, magna cum laude, in 1981. He subsequently attended Columbia University, where he received a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1986. During his studies, he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and contributed as an editor-in-chief of the Columbia Law Review. Mr. Headley has since been admitted to practice law in the state of New York, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and District of Columbia Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
A contributor of myriad articles to professional journals, Mr. Headley has stayed abreast of recent developments within the industry through his affiliations with several organizations, including the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to law, he has been selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in the East.
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