Mark recently spoke at the Litigation Counsel of America’s Renaissance Symposium at the Harvard Club in New York City. Mark’s subject was “Are Pain and Suffering Damages Recoverable for Stillborn Infants in a Wrongful Death Action? A Case Study in the Application of Frye v. U.S.” The LCA is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society. Fellows are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated for effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work. Mark was admitted as a Fellow in 2011.
LCA membership is limited to 3,500 Fellows, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. The purpose of the LCA is to recognize deserving, experienced, and highly qualified lawyers, to provide an outlet for scholarly authorship of legal articles on trial and litigation practice, to provide additional sources for professional development, to promote superior advocacy and ethical standards in the practice of law, to assist in community involvement by its membership, and to advance a superior judiciary, by taking relevant positions on issues or legislation affecting judicial compensation and/or benefits, as well as those affecting the American litigation processes.
On November 16, 2018, Mark was among several of the “Founders” of the GCSOM that were honored at Founders’ Day. The Founders’ Day included a breakfast with Dean Steven Scheinman, M.D., as well as morning coffee with medical students at GCSOM. Mark was a member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Education Development Corporation, which ultimately led to the founding of GCSOM.
On October 4, 2018, Mark was one of four lawyers who participated in a joint panel with four physicians from the Lackawanna and Luzerne County Medical Societies. Mark is Chairman of the Lackawanna County Bar Association Medical Legal Committee. The seminar was held at Mohegan Sun Pocono, in Wilkes-Barre. The program was well attended and the panel answered questions from the audience regarding Pennsylvania’s newly enacted medical marijuana laws.
America’s Top 100 LLC recently selected Mark Perry as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Attorneys. The lifetime achievement selection is made by invitation only after a multi-phase selection process including third-party research and statistical analysis of the candidate’s professional experience, achievements, significant case results, as well as community impact and peer reputation.