Mark McCormick-Goodhart focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation. He is an experienced litigator with a background in all stages of trial work and has worked with nationally acclaimed trial consultants, mock juries, and leading experts in a variety of scientific fields.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2019, Mark served as a trial defense lawyer in the U.S. Marine Corps. In this role he defended service members at courts-martial and administrative hearings including cases where his clients faced life-without-parole prison sentences. During this time Mark gained considerable trial experience, litigating nearly 10 jury cases to verdict including a 24-day trial that gained national media attention.
Mark also completed two federal district clerkships in the Western District of Pennsylvania.
- Pennsylvania State University (J.D. summa cum laude 2013; Editor-in-Chief, Penn State Law Review; Woolsack Honor Society); Grinnell College (B.A. in Economics with honors 2010)
- Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
- Captain, U.S. Marine Corps (2010-2018)
- Law Clerk to Judge Nora Barry Fischer, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania (2018-2019) and to Judge Kim R. Gibson, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania (2013-2014) and judicial extern to Judge Christopher C. Conner, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania (2012-2013)