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Mark C. Savignac


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  • Harvard University (J.D. magna cum laude 2011; Articles Editor, Harvard Law Review); University of Illinois (B.A. in English 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia


  • Law Clerk to: Justice Stephen G. Breyer, Supreme Court of the United States (2013-2014); Judge Gary S. Feinerman, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2012-2013); and Judge Richard A. Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (2011-2012)

Government Service

  • Supervisory Financial Analyst, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (2014-2016)

Mark Savignac focuses on appeals and dispositive motions in cases presenting complex legal issues. Mark has drafted briefs in a broad range of legal fields, including antitrust, criminal law, ERISA, intellectual property law, securities law, and constitutional law. He has drafted several Supreme Court briefs, including a successful brief in opposition to a petition for certiorari. Mark also maintains an active pro bono appellate practice. He recently argued and won an appeal on behalf of a pro bono client before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Before joining Jones Day, Mark was a supervisory financial analyst in the Federal Reserve's Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, where he worked on regulatory policy for multinational financial institutions under the Dodd-Frank Act and other federal laws.

Mark also served as a law clerk to Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States, Judge Gary S. Feinerman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and Judge Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Mark Savignac