Mark Briggs Phoenix Attorney has been practicing law in the valley for nearly 20 years. He has built a strong reputation for strategic business consultation as well as his knowledge of regulatory and campaign finance laws. Formerly an Associate and Partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, and now as head of his own firm of Briggs Law Group PLLC, Mark Briggs has won acclaim for his legal and private sector acumen.
Mark Briggs graduated with the highest distinction from the University of Kansas, earning a Bachelor of Arts in English. He earned his J.D. with high distinction honors from the University of Iowa College of Law, where he served on the Iowa Law Review and the Client Counseling Program board. Concurrently, he obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. Following graduation, he immediately accepted a position as an attorney with Quarles & Brady LLP in Phoenix.
Over the next 14 years, Mark Briggs developed his skills in securities and corporate governance, entity structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures. An animal lover, he has also performed substantial pro bono work on behalf of the Arizona Humane Society. Mark Briggs served on the Arizona Humane Society's board, provided legal guidance for pet adoption deals with Petco and PetSmart, and made significant donations to the nonprofit organization.
Admitted to the Arizona State Bar in 1994, Mark Briggs served on the Arizona Commission on Appellate Court Appointments for four years. In 2008, the Phoenix Business Journal named him one of its "Forty Under 40" for promising professionals in the community, and Southwest SuperLawyers cited him in 2007 as one of the top attorneys in Arizona for mergers and acquisitions. For the past 6 consecutive years, Mark Briggs has recieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV Preeminent, an honor resulting from votes by his peers. Currently, he serves on the Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission and the K2 Adventures Foundation Board of Directors.