Mark Werksman
35+ Years of Experience


888 West Sixth Street, 4th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90017

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Mark Werksman: Federal Court Expertise

Mark Werksman is a highly experienced criminal defense attorney based in Los Angeles, with three decades of specialization in both state and federal cases. As a former Deputy District Attorney and Assistant U.S. Attorney, he leads an AV-rated firm known for its commitment to achieving favorable outcomes through compassion and skillful advocacy. His firm is celebrated for its effective sentencing mitigation strategies, consistently securing the shortest possible sentences for clients.

Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating for ethical standards and legal ability.
  • Recognized as a top white-collar criminal defense attorney by Super Lawyers annually from 2005 to 2017 and featured in Los Angeles Magazine.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California, Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section (1991-1994)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to practice in multiple districts across California, Arizona, Colorado, and New York since 1985, including the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Decades Of Experience

Mark has been a defense attorney since 1986, representing high-profile individuals across various sectors including entertainment and professional sports. Known for his strategic approach, he is the attorney of choice for navigating complex criminal cases.

Mark and his team have collaborated with White Collar Advice since 2009.

Educational and Professional Milestones

  • J.D. from the University of Southern California Law Center (1985)
  • B.A. from Yale University (1981)

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