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Mark Chavez

Mark Chavez

Attorney at Law

Fort Lauderdale
Florida
Licensed in
TX
George Mason University
School of Law
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About
Attorney with broad legal background and more than 12 years’ experience as Federal Judicial Clerk, attorney in international law firm and in-house counsel with two Fortune 100 companies. A unique combination of experience in legal and international business, along with strong negotiating skills, oral and written communication skills, as well as a history of successful results for clients in numerous industries.

Areas of practice experience include:

• Litigation
• Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
• Antitrust
• Environmental law
• OSHA regulatory compliance
• Labor and employment law
• Real estate
• Commercial transactions
… read more Contract drafting and negotiation
• Marketing and advertising law
15
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experience
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5.0
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Mark, on numerous occasions, was able to assist our business in drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements. During his representation, he quickly developed a strong understanding of our business and offered key advice that consistently led to great results."

Commercial Agreements
Posted on Jun 28, 2016
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"Mark helped me in connection with pursuing an insurance claim following a serious traffic accident. Mark went out of his way to make himself available and ensure that I was kept up to date on my process. Ultimately, he was able to achieve a result that exceeded my expectations."

Insurance Claim Assistance
Posted on Jun 28, 2016

Work History

WORLD FUEL SERVICES

ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL

Jan 2016 - Present

Managing attorney for Corporation’s multi-billion dollar commercial aviation division. Responsibilities include managing a team of attorneys and paralegal resources providing legal support for Corporation’s global marketing, sale and distribution of aviation fuel and related products and services, as well as oversight of Corporation’s integration of assets acquired in the aviation space.

Jan 2016 - Present

Exxon Mobil

COUNSEL/REFINERY ATTORNEY

Jan 2009 - Jan 2016

Managing attorney for Corporation’s Louisiana chemical and refining manufacturing facilities with combined revenues in excess of $1 billion, including second largest integrated refinery and petrochemical facility in the U.S. Duties include direction of attorneys, paralegal, landman and administrative staff, service on chemical and refining leadership teams.

Jan 2009 - Jan 2016

LOCKE LORD

ASSOCIATE

Aug 2003 - Jan 2009

Associate practicing in the areas of energy, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Duties included drafting of discovery, drafting dispositive motions, responsive pleadings and trial briefs in connection with the counseling and representation of corporate clients in commercial litigation matters, as well as representing creditor interests in complex bankruptcies and reorganizations.

Aug 2003 - Jan 2009

U.S. DISTRICT COURT

JUDICIAL CLERK

Aug 2002 - Aug 2003

Judicial clerk for the Honorable George P. Kazen, former Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Duties included preparing research memoranda and orders relating to civil and criminal cases assigned to the judge’s docket, as well as serving as the judge’s teaching assistant with respect to federal procedure course taught at St. Mary’s University.

Aug 2002 - Aug 2003

U.S. ARMY

STAFF SERGEANT

Jan 1993 - Aug 2001

Assigned to various units within the Army. Most recently assigned to the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, which performs for visiting heads of state and foreign dignitaries and serves as the Army’s official escort to the President of the United States. Held both Top Secret and White House Access security clearances.

Jan 1993 - Aug 2001

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