TOLEDO, OH — Shumaker Partner Mark Wagoner will serve as Chair of the Antitrust Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association for its upcoming term.
“Antitrust laws remain an important concern for businesses both positioning their products in the marketplace and considering acquisitions or combinations,” Shumaker Chairman Tom Dillon said regarding the appointment. “Mark has extensive experience in antitrust matters and, through his Chair position, he will have the opportunity to assist fellow attorneys statewide with professional development and growth.”
Mark is a Partner and Regional Service Line Leader for Shumaker’s Litigation and Disputes Services Line. His practice focuses on antitrust matters, particularly government investigations and federal litigation, and he serves as outside general counsel to several companies. Mark has successfully tried jury trials in state and federal courts and argued before various appellate courts. In the last 10 years, he has been included in The Best Lawyers in America®, holds an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and is a Lifetime Member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
“With years of work in antitrust law, it is exciting to have the chance to further connect with fellow colleagues in the antitrust bar and share the best resources, insights, and lessons learned,” Mark said.
In addition to this position, Mark has been appointed by Senators Portman and Brown to the Bipartisan Commission for Federal Judicial Vacancies to make recommendations regarding vacancies in the federal courts of Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. Mark is also a former board member of the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, Ohio’s umbrella organization for legal aid.
He is an active member of the ABA Section on Antitrust Law. The Toledo Bar Association has recognized Mark three times with its Pro Bono Award. Mark also previously served as State Senator for northwest Ohio, where he served as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and was elected Majority Whip by his colleagues. Mark is a graduate of Georgetown University and The Ohio State University College of Law, which awarded him its Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award.