Provided by Mark A Pogue
Mark Pogue focuses his practice on employment law and related litigation, representing employers in a full range of employment matters in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Mark appears frequently in courts across Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights, and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. In addition to litigating discrimination claims and other contested issues, Mark advises clients on all their employment issues, including restrictive covenants, workforce reductions, disability leaves, wage and hour compliance, and termination.
Mark also handles tax controversies for clients in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, appearing before local tax assessors, administrative boards, the state division of taxation, Superior Court and the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Mark practiced for three years as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where he received the Department's Special Achievement Award. Mark has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2008 for Employment Law, Labor Law, and Labor & Employment Litigation.
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Bar Associations.
J.D. (cum laude), Harvard Law School; B.A. (summa cum laude), Williams College.
Mark Pogue of Pierce Atwood LLP draws praise for his defense of clients in litigation involving claims of discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination, among others.
"Mark is an excellent trial lawyer. He's very good with the jury and at cross-examining witnesses."
Mark Pogue frequently represents employers in discrimination disputes, harassment claims and other complex employment litigation.
"He answers every call and resolves issues clearly and effectively."