Mark Boyland has broad experience in founding, managing, and expanding the footprints of domestic and global corporations, PE/VC portfolio companies, technology start-ups and philanthropic/educational foundations through his leadership of Legal and Compliance, Contracting and Policy Development, Risk and Insurance, Investigations and Litigation, Real Estate, Retail, Education and Training, and Environmental, Health, Safety & Security Departments, and his strategic handling of corporate contract and transactional negotiations, data privacy compliance, lobbying and government affairs, complex litigation and risk management/insurance, information technology and IP, real estate transactions, chemical regulatory and environmental matters, labor and employment, e-learning, training and compliance, government investigations and other commercial matters, growing out of his roles at dbaPlatform, AeroFarms, Tata Consumer Products, Benjamin Moore, Suburban Propane, and Scholastic Inc.
Prior to becoming house counsel, Mark was a Senior Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice and an Associate at Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York. Mark began his legal career, after graduating from Cornell University with a BA in Government and Economics and George Washington University Law School with honors, as an Associate for Howrey & Simon in Washington, D.C. He continued teaching at George Washington University Law School after his graduation, as well as Seton Hall and Fordham law schools.
Mark is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Supreme Court; and, is a registered U.S. Congressional Lobbyist.
Specialties: General commercial and corporate counsel, government affairs, not-for profit, domestic and international expansion, compliance/training, education, insurance, technology/e-commerce and social media, cybersecurity, marketing and advertising, labor & employment, litigation/e-discovery/internal investigations, IP, start-ups, corporate real estate.