Mark Land Austin Business Attorney
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Mark Land Professional Resume

Mark Land Business Attorney
Mark Land
Mark Land, Attorney at Law (2003-present)

Represent clients in complex business transactions and litigation, as well as wills and estate matters. Matters include complex business agreements under various states' laws, partnership agreements, real estate transactions, and formation of corporate entities.

First Choice Software, Inc., General Counsel (1999-2003)

Represented corporation from initial start-up to profitability. Negotiated contracts and licenses with over 100 major corporations, most of which were Fortune 500 companies. Handled complex business matters in multiple jurisdictions. Advisor in all aspects of management, including day-to-day business, real estate transactions, labor, and general corporate matters. Coordinated litigation docket and hired outside counsel. Major success was representation of corporation in litigation, the proceeds of which provided corporation over 50% of corporation's historical revenues.

O'Connell, Van Shellenbeck, & Land (1992-1999)

Business litigation and transaction practice. Managed significant docket of cases throughout state of Texas.

Rubenstein & Perry (1991-1992)

State and federal-court litigation and business restructuring matters throughout the country.

Gardere & Wynne (1988-1991)

Coordinated 300 litigation files for a $1 billion bank. Solo trial and extensive discovery experience.


University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with Honors (May 1988).
Final G.P.A. = 82.11 (top 11%). American Jurisprudence Awards in Evidence, Bankruptcy, and Professional Responsibility.
University of Saint Thomas, B.A. cum laude in Business (May 1985).
Liberal Arts concentration, including Economics and Philosophy. Outstanding student in Philosophy. Chief Justice of Judicial Council, UST Student Association.

Bar Admissions:

State Bars of Texas (1988-present) and California (1991-present) (inactive)


Yaupon Bluffs Community Association (1996-2000) President, Board Member.
Capital Area Soccer Referee Association (2004-present). Soccer Referee.
Balcones Little League (1999-2004) Board Member, All-Star Manager, Umpire in Chief.
Saint Theresa Catholic School & Parish (1992-present) Volunteer.