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Mark is a partner at Herdeg, du Pont & Dalle Pazze, LLP. He focuses in the areas of estate and business planning, wealth transfer, estate and trust litigation, estate and trust administration, and tax law. He was previously associated with Cooch and Taylor, P.A., from 2014 through 2016 where he was an associate in the Trusts, Estates, and Tax Group.
Mark graduated from the Villanova University School of Law which he attended on an academic scholarship for the majority of tuition. After his first year of law school, Mark was a summer clerk for Vice Chancellor Glasscock and Master Ayvazian in the Delaware Court of Chancery. After his second year, Mark was a summer associate in the Trusts, Estates and Tax Group at Cooch and Taylor, P.A. In his third year, while working in the Villanova University School of Law Federal Tax Clinic, Mark represented low income taxpayers in various federal tax proceedings against the IRS.
Before attending law school, Mark double-majored in Economics and Finance, minored in International Business, and graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program at the University of Delaware, which he attended on a full academic scholarship.
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2015
Villanova University School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation), 2016
Villanova University School of Law, Certificate in Estate Planning, 2016
Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2014, majority scholarship
University of Delaware, Honors Program, B.S., Magna Cum Laude, 2010, full scholarship
Sanford School, High School Diploma, Magna Cum Laude, 2006
ACTEC Mid-Atlantic Fellows Institute Graduate, 2022
Taxation Section – DSBA – Chair 2018-2019
Estates and Trusts Section – DSBA – 12 Del C. § 3585 Committee, Electronic Wills and Trusts Committee, Guardianship Committee, Transfer on Death Deed Committee
PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
Board Trustee of WYRA (Wilmington Youth Rowing Association)
Frequent Chancery Court Appointed Attorney Ad Litem
Moderator of 2019 DE CLE SECTION 199A QBI Deduction Seminar
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) IRS Certified Volunteer
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Stark Scholar, full scholarship at the University of Delaware
Dean’s Merit Scholar scholarship at Villanova University School of Law
Puglisi Award and Scholarship for Excellence in Finance
Mark lives in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Shannon, and their two children, Luke and Anna.