Attorney Mark Levison joins Lashly & Baer
Long-time St. Louis attorney Mark H. Levison recently joined the law firm Lashly & Baer. Levison, the senior member of the Missouri Bar Board of Governors — currently running for re-election — is known for his significant involvement in civic and legal organizations including the Missouri Bar, the St. Louis Development Corporation, the Urban League of St. Louis, and the City’s Land Reutilization Authority. His experience includes commercial and general litigation, intellectual property. As a trial lawyer, Levison has helped set legal precedent in several distinct areas.
Levison also practices in the area of government relations, with a concentration in economic development incentives, real estate and zoning. He has written speeches for local, state-wide and national politicians. Often working behind the scenes he led the successful effort to win the RFPs to bring the two newest casinos to St. Louis City and County. According to James H. Buford, President/CEO of the Urban League of St. Louis, “If you need to get a message across, or you need to get something done in our community, you go to Mark for help.
For more than 25 years, Levison has written a nationally syndicated column for and about attorneys and the practice of law, called “Under analysis.” His insightful, often humorous musings on the legal world are published through The Levison Group, a nationwide syndication.
Levison earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law. He is active in the non-profit St. Louis Internship Program, which Mark helped establish in 1992. He resides in the City of St. Louis with his wife, and has three daughters and two stepsons.