Mary Marks

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP


Ms. Marks is counsel in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department. Her practice focuses on analyzing U.S. and multinational transactions and obtaining clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and global merger control laws. She also counsels clients with respect to inadvertent failures to file under the HSR Act.

of note

¦      Vice-Chair, Antitrust Section, M&A Committee, American Bar Association, 2013-present

¦      Executive Committee Member, Section of Antitrust Law, New York State Bar Association, 2011-present

¦      Appointed to serve on the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee, New York City Bar Association, 2016-2019

¦      Moderator, "From Algeria to Zimbabwe: Competition in Africa," ABA Spring Meeting, April 8, 2016

¦      Co-Author, U.S. Chapter, Getting the Deal Through – Merger Control, 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions

¦      Panelist, “Integration Planning Today: In Bounds, Out of Bounds, and Close Calls,” ABA Seminar, February 23, 2015

¦      Moderator, “Efficiencies, the Cheshire Cat of Merger Analysis,” NYSBA Annual Meeting, January 29, 2015

¦      Moderator, “Navigating State and Federal Regulators During Your Merger,” NYSBA Annual Meeting, January 30, 2014

¦      Panelist, “Antitrust Challenges in Hospital Mergers,” Strafford Webinar, October 2, 2012

¦      Panelist, “HSR: 2011 Amendments to the Rules, Forms and Instructions,” Strafford Webinar, September 20, 2011

¦      Author, “Premerger Reporting in Non-Merger Scenarios,” Law360, March 22, 2012


¦      Counsel, Davis Polk, 2015-present

¦      Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, 2011-2015

¦      Special Counsel, HSR and Merger Control, Schulte Roth & Zabel, 2004-2011

¦      Associate, Schulte Roth & Zabel, 1995-2004

¦      Associate, Pryor, Cashman, Sherman & Flynn, 1993-1995



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