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Mark Trachtenberg

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Mark Trachtenberg has been involved in some of the biggest cases in Texas. His list of major accomplishments for clients include persuading the Fifth Circuit to affirm a take-nothing summary judgment on plaintiffs’ FCA and OCSLA claims, through which plaintiffs had sought a multi-billion dollar recovery and an injunction shutting down an offshore production facility; the successful defense of an appeal of a $3.6 billion bankruptcy plan of reorganization in the Fifth Circuit; obtaining a reversal in the Texas Supreme Court of a $14 million products liability judgment; and a successful school finance lawsuit that resulted in an infusion of more than $2 billion for public schools in Texas. Mark is a member of the American Law Institute and recently completed a three-year term as a member of the Executive Committee of the Yale Law School Association. He is board certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.