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Mark McCrone

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Mark McCrone represents and advises clients with respect to RICO claims; SEC enforcement actions; accounting malpractice claims; copyright and trade secret claims; sovereign immunity; World Bank investigations; enforcement of judgments and service of persons abroad. Mark's experience includes representing both claimants and respondents.

Practice Focus

Mark focuses his practice on investor-state and international commercial arbitration, transnational and domestic litigation and enforcement of judgments and awards. Mark has represented clients in arbitration proceedings in various fora as well as state and federal courts. He advises and has worked with companies all over the world, including China, India, Japan, Mongolia, Brazil, Venezuela, United Arab Emirates, Germany, and Croatia.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representation of investor against the Republic of Croatia relating to the expropriation of a manufacturing company.
  • Representation of investor against Venezuela relating to the expropriation of an oil and gas related enterprise.
  • Representation of investor in CAFTA arbitration against the Dominican Republic relating to the expropriation and unfair treatment by the Republic against a resort.
  • Representation of liquefied natural gas company and affiliates in three separate arbitrations over LNG pricing disputes and price reopening clauses.
  • Representation of leading industrial maintenance company in ICC arbitration under New York law relating to contractual pricing formulas.
  • Representation of Chinese state-owned entity in ICC arbitration relating to ongoing payment dispute between the parties.
  • Representation of the Bank of Mongolia in racketeering and fraud claims against various persons and entities in connection with fraudulent issuance of financial instruments.
  • Representation of the Mongolian Government in investment dispute arbitration claims by owners of mining license for iron mines.
  • Representation of international developer in claim against the Philippines for the expropriation without compensation of the principal airport terminal in Manila.
  • Representation of plaintiffs in racketeering and breach of contract actions in federal court in DC.

Professional Honors

  • Winner, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Young Members Group (YMG) Essay Competition, 2016 
  • Global Arbitration Review, 2015   

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia~United States (2016)
  • District of Columbia~United States (2012)
  • New York~United States (2011)

Education

  • Emory University School of Law (J.D. with Honors) (2010)
  • Emory University (B.A.) (2004)

Languages

  • English