Mark Wasserman has been the Managing Partner of Sutherland for 12 years. He leads the firm’s lawyers and staff in collaborating to provide high quality, efficient and creative service to the firm’s clients.
With more than 30 years of experience, Mark is a seasoned corporate lawyer who has represented and advised private and public companies, both in the United States and internationally. He counsels clients on a broad spectrum of business matters, especially mergers and acquisitions and issues relating to federal and state securities laws.
Prior to being elected Managing Partner in 2005, Mark served as co-chair of Sutherland’s Corporate Transactional team and was a member of its Executive Committee.
Awards and Rankings
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of corporate law (2005-2017)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® (2004-2011)
Chair, Law School Advisory Board, Emory University School of Law
Participant, Women in Law Hackathon sponsored by Stanford University
Member, Board of Directors and Chair of Development Committee, Equal Justice Works
Member, Board of Directors, American-Israel Chamber of Commerce
Member, Board of Directors, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Member, Board of Directors, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Member, Board of Directors, Atlanta Women’s Foundation
Member, Pro Bono Institute Advisory Board
Co-Chair, Atlanta Legal Aid Society Capital Campaign
Graduate, Leadership Cobb
Graduate, Leadership Georgia