Mark Gutman is an attorney in the firm’s Westchester office. He is a graduate of CUNY, Queens College (B.S.) and St. John’s University School of Law (J.D.). While pursuing an undergraduate degree, Mark founded the Queens College Moot Court team and during his time in law school, he was appointed to the executive board of the St. John’s University of Law Moot Court team.
Upon being admitted to the New York State Bar, Mark began practicing criminal defense and represented individuals accused of crimes and students facing suspension or expulsion all throughout NYC and Long Island. It was during his time in these disciplinary hearings where he discovered his passion for education law and ensuring that every child asserts their right to an education.
Mark currently holds the position of Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University School of Law where he continues to coach and judge students in Moot Court competitions. Additionally, he is a volunteer judge with the Young Debaters Program, an elementary-to-law-school pipeline program. Outside the practice of law, Mark teaches Youth Thai Boxing in Astoria, Queens.