Mr. Marks is senior counsel at the international law firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P., resident in its Washington, DC office, and he is formerly the head of the firm’s communications law group and its regulatory law practice area. For many years, he has specialized in telecommunications regulatory matters involving the U.S., other countries, regional organizations (including the EU), and multilateral arrangements. From the beginning, he has been involved with the major regulatory matters affecting computer communications generally, including the Internet aspects. Internationally, he has been involved with privatization and liberalization of the telecommunications sectors, and various international agreements and arrangements. He started his legal career an Air Force judge advocate, and as a law clerk to the chief judge of a federal appellate court before entering private practice in 1965.
His professional activities include:
He has lectured on telecommunications regulatory and trade law matters in State Department training programs. And, he has written and lectured on a variety of telecommunications matters in other venues.
He has also served as Deputy or Associate General Counsel of three Presidential Inaugural Committees; currently serves on the Board of the National Veterans Legal Services Program.
Mr. Marks is a 1957 graduate of the University of Michigan, majoring in Political Science, where he won the Bryant Prize, and a 1960 graduate of Yale Law School. He now serves on the Advisory Boards of the Political Science Department and the Michigan in Washington Program.