Mark Berman and Dawn Wilson Join Bond’s New York City Office

August 16, 2023

(New York, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce Mark A. Berman has joined the firm’s New York City office as member (partner) and Dawn M. Wilson has joined as senior counsel. Berman and Wilson concentrate their practice on complex commercial litigation as well as real estate, employment, technology, complex title and e-discovery conflicts. Berman is a seasoned appellate attorney and alternative dispute resolution practitioner. He has been a court-appointed discovery master in a significant business litigation. Wilson has significant experience representing financial institutions, corporations, executives, shareholders and brokers in both federal and state court and at the appellate level.

“Mark and Dawn are seasoned litigators, with proven experience in a variety of cases and industries, and Mark is a well-known practitioner in the commercial divisions throughout New York State,” said Louis DiLorenzo, co-managing member of the firm’s New York City office. “We are lucky to have them join us and strengthen our downstate litigation team helping position their clients for successful outcomes.”

Kevin Bernstein, managing member for the firm, added, “We continue to bolster our downstate footprint. With Mark and Dawn joining our New York City office, and the recent addition of Ed LoBello, we are expanding an already great presence downstate. In the past several years we’ve added new offices in Westchester and Melville, adding to our longer established offices in New York and Garden City. All of this is a testament to the stellar reputation that Bond enjoys in a wide range of legal services. I’m happy to welcome Mark and Dawn to the firm.”

Prior to joining Bond, Berman was a litigation partner with Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer and before that, he was a commercial litigation associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York City and served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Michael L. Orenstein, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York. He has authored a regular column on e-discovery in The New York Law Journal since 2005 and now is the author of “The Virtual Lawyer” column. Berman earned his law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Columbia College, Columbia University.

Wilson was of counsel with Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer’s litigation department and before that a partner with Alston & Bird and special counsel with WilmerHale and Sullivan & Cromwell. Wilson earned her law degree from New York University School of Law and received a bachelor's degree from Fordham University.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is an Am Law 200 law firm with nearly 300 lawyers serving individuals, companies, nonprofits and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has 16 offices, including 11 in New York State, as well as in Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Kansas.