Originally from California, Mark earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Redlands in 2006. He went on to earn his law degree from Southwestern Law School in 2009. While in law school, Mark graduated near the top of his class, and served as the editor in chief of the Southwestern Law Review. At the same time, he competed on the moot court team and received several oral advocacy awards, including semi-finalist at the Wagner Moot Court Competition in New York City.
Mark Abel began his legal career working at a boutique plaintiff’s firm, representing thousands of consumers and homeowners in complex, construction-defect litigation. During this time, he also prosecuted criminal cases in the City of Inglewood through the prestigious Los Angeles County Trial Advocacy Program. Subsequently, Mark opened the West Coast office for New York law firm, Levy Phillips & Konigsberg, LLP. In this position, he focused on representing plaintiffs in asbestos and mesothelioma litigation. After leaving Levy Phillips Konigsberg, Mark opened his own law office where he handled a variety of complex litigation and business disputes.
He is currently admitted to practice law in California, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.