Mark has over 28 years of experience as a successful trial lawyer and business advisor

Practice Areas

Business Litigation; Employment Litigation; Business Counseling; Employment Counseling; Labor Law; Employment Law; Employment Discrimination; Employment Termination; Executive Severance Contracts; Family and Medical Leave Act; California Family Rights Act; Trade Secret Litigation; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation; Sexual Harassment; Wage and Hour Law; Wrongful Termination


  • California
  • United States District Court:  Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California

Law School

  • Golden Gate University, J.D.


  • University of Southern California - BS Business Administration


  • Orange County Bar Association (Member, Section on Labor and Employment Law)
  • State Bar of California (Member, Section on Labor and Employment Law)


  • Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer, SeeBeyond Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: SBYN), 2002-2005; Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Mpower Communications Corp. (AMEX: MPE), 1999-2002; Founder and Partner, Heyman, Kerkorian & Magarian, LLP, 1996-1999; Member, Dowling, Magarian, Phillips & Aaron, 1992-1996; Arbitrator, Superior Court of California; Member, Dean's Advisory Board, California State University, Los Angeles, School of Business and Economics, 2004; Commendation, State of California, Governor Gray Davis, 2002; President, Yorba Hills Little League; Board Member, Yorba Linda High School Football Boosters


  • 1966

Published Cases

  • Michaelian v. State Comp. Ins. Fund, 58 Cal.Rptr.2d 133 (Cal.App. 5 Dist. 1996)
  • Engle v. Copenbarger, 157 Cal.App.4th 165, 68 Cal.Rptr.3d 461 (Cal.App. 4 Dist., Div. 3, 2007)
  • Jones v. Quality Coast, Inc., WL1100814 (Cal.App. 2 Dist., Div. 5, 2021)

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