Mark’s practice focuses on general business law. He has experience working with owners of closely-held businesses, assisting them with entity formation, governance issues, business succession, tax planning, and a wide variety of contract matters.

Prior to joining Paternoster, Farnell & Grein, LLP, f.k.a. Parsons Farnell & Grein, Mark served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Shelley D. Russell at the Multnomah County Circuit Court. During law school, he represented small business owners in transactional matters at Lewis and Clark’s Small Business Legal Clinic.

Mark was born and raised in Oregon and maintains strong ties to the region. When not at work he enjoys trail running and backcountry skiing with his wife and dog.


Oregon State Bar Association

Multnomah Bar Association