Mark Atwood is a member of Cozen O’Connor, focusing on legal issues affecting the aviation and aeronautics industries. Mark joined the firm in 2010. He represents a variety of clients, including U.S. and foreign airlines, airports, leasing companies, brokers, aerospace manufacturers, repair stations, and airline investors before the courts, regulatory agencies, and Congress. He also counsels U.S. clients in their regulatory affairs before foreign governments, advises airlines in financial structuring, and represents parties to aircraft acquisition transactions.
Mark has been involved in a variety of developments in the aviation industry, from airline mergers and formation of new air carriers to development of federal rules and policies on aircraft safety, security, and airport security. Mark has participated as a member of the U.S. delegation in the negotiation of a number of international air transport agreements, advised a number of clients doing business in China and the former Soviet Union, lectured representatives of the Chinese government, airline industry, and airport management on regulation of aviation, and advised foreign governments on civil aviation matters.
Mark received his law degree from the University of Southern California in 1978, and his undergraduate degree from Loyola University Maryland in 1974.