Mark David Richards
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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor
A PROPOSED RESOLUTION IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
To confirm the reappointment of Mr. Mark H. Tuohey, III
to the District of Columbia Sports and Entertainment Commission Board of
RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,
That this resolution may be cited as the " District of Columbia
Sports and Entertainment Commission Board of Directors Mark H. Tuohey,
III Confirmation Resolution of 2006".
Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms
the reappointment of:
Mr. Mark H.Tuohey, III
1655 Kalmia Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20012-1125
as a member and chairperson of the District of Columbia
Sports and Entertainment Commission Board of Directors, established by
section 5 of the Omnibus Sports Consolidation Act of 1994, effective
August 23, 1994 (D.C. Law 10-152; D. C. Official Code § 3-1404), for a
term to end December 31, 2010.
Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall
transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the
nominee and to the Office of the Mayor. Sec. 4. This resolution shall
take effect immediately.
Mark concentrates his practice in complex civil and
criminal litigation, internal corporate investigations and compliance
programs. His practice is largely devoted to representing corporations,
their officers and directors; and individuals in civil and white-collar
criminal litigation and Congressional investigations. In addition, Mark
is involved in alternative dispute resolution matters including
arbitration and mediation, in the United States and abroad.
Mark represents clients in a variety of national and
international investigations and litigation matters. In 1998 and 1999,
he acted as Special Counsel to the District of Columbia Council and
conducted its investigations of the Metropolitan Police Department and
the Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Administration; he
has served as special counsel to the D.C. Council on Anti-Terrorism
Preparedness. In January 2004, the Mayor of the District of Columbia
named Mark as the Chair of the District of Columbia Sports and
Activities and Affiliations
- Distinctions: The Best Lawyers in
America in business litigation and criminal defense, 2005 and in
commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense, 2006-2007 and
in bet-the-company litigation in 2007; Chambers USA: America's Leading
Business Lawyers in litigation, white-collar crime and government
investigations, 2004-2006; International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
in business crime law, 2005-2006; Euromoney's Guide to the World's
Leading United States Litigation Lawyers, 2005
- President: District of Columbia Bar,
- Chair: District of Columbia Bar
- Fellow: American College of Trial
Lawyers; American Bar Foundation; American Law Institute
- Member: District of Columbia Federal
Judicial Nominating Commission; American Bar Association House of
Delegates; Judicial Conference of the District of Columbia Circuit;
Judicial Conference of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals;
Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Office of Corporation Counsel; ABA
House of Delegates, 1990-2003
- Master: William J. Bryant American
Inn of Court
- Faculty Member: National Institute
for Trial Advocacy
- Lecturer and Writer: various trial
advocacy topics, including issues relating to complex civil and criminal
litigation, and Congressional oversight investigations
- Trustee: Catholic University of
America; Gonzaga College High School; Washington Jesuit Academy
- Recipient: 2001 D.C. Lawyer of the
Year, Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
- Recipient: 2001 D.C.. Lawyer of the
Year, Bar Association of the District of Columbia.
Education and Professional Background
- Saint Bonaventure University, B.A.
in history, 1968
- United States Army. Officer,
- Fordham University Law School, J.D.,
1973 (Writing & Research Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal)
- Admitted to practice: District of
Columbia, 1973; New York, 1981; United States Supreme Court; District of
Columbia Court of Appeals; Superior Court of the District of Columbia;
U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. Courts of
Appeal for the Second, Third, Fourth, D.C. and Federal Circuits; U.S.
Court of Claims
- Assistant United States Attorney,
District of Columbia, 1973-1977
- United States Department of Justice,
Special Trial Counsel, 1977-1978; Special Counsel to the Attorney
- Deputy Independent Counsel,
Whitewater Investigation, 1994-1995
- Brookings Institution Commission on
the Independent Counsel Act, 1999