Mark is leading counsel at the bar, with extensive trial, hearing and appellate experience in court, arbitration and before administrative tribunals in a range of commercial and administrative law contexts, with a particular focus on forestry related matters. Head of the new forestry practice at Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP, Mark appears regularly before the Forest Appeals Commission, the British Columbia courts, the Supreme Court of Canada, and in arbitrations and mediations. Mark is recognized as a leading practitioner of forestry law in British Columbia and Canada by Lexpert and Chambers Canada. His commercial practice includes negligence, natural resource, fiduciary duty, shareholder, contract, and real property disputes. Mark is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (BSc), York University (MES), and Osgoode Hall Law School (LLB). He regularly contributes to continuing education, the Canadian Bar Association and The Advocates’ Society. Mark is also one of two expert annotators for the Quickscribe online service in the area of forestry law. Mark is the former chair of the Arbitration and Mediation Advocacy Practice Group of The Advocates Society and the lead author of the Civil Procedure - Court Rules chapter of CLE BC’s Annual Review of Law & Practice.