Education

University of Michigan

Juris Doctor                                                                                                                                                   


Cornell University

Master of Public Administration                                                                                                                     


Dartmouth College

​Artium Baccalaureus                                                                                                                   

Bar Membership

New York City Campaign Finance Board 

Associate Counsel                                                                                                                         

I provide guidance to campaigns on compliance with mass mailings restrictions during the election year. I also handle New York Freedom of Information Law, Open Meetings Law and Lobbying Law matters for the agency, in addition to developing and implementing campaign finance policy standards and procedures. I previously enforced the New York City Campaign Finance Act and New York City Campaign Finance Board Rules by representing the agency at administrative hearings, before the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, and in New York State Supreme Court.


Employment

New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division - 4th Department

Appellate Court Attorney


I researched legal issues arising from appeals before the court in criminal, civil, family law, and election matters and composed legal memoranda briefing the court.

Office of the Public Defender - Monroe County

Assistant Public Defender


I represented indigent clients in criminal matters in village and town courts and in Rochester City Court. I conducted numerous non-jury trials and three jury trials in one year while handling the second highest caseload in my section.


Admitted to the State Bar of New York.

​Admitted to the Bar of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Admitted to the Bar of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

​Admitted to the Bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

​Admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.


Mark P. Griffin

Attorney and Public Affairs Professional

Background & Experience