Mark J. Kozlowski

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As a member of the Professional Liability Department, Mark focuses his practice on civil rights, constitutional law and municipal liability. 

Mark received his juris doctor from Michigan State University College of Law in 2010. While in law school, he served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Law and as an associate editor of Res Ipsa Loquitor, the College of Law's newspaper. Mark was a member of the Student Bar Association and spoke on several panels at the National Conference of Law Reviews relating to successful management of law reviews, budget considerations and leadership. He also interned for the Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office.

Following law school, Mark served as a law clerk for the Honorable Edwin M. Kosik of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Following his clerkship, Mark began his private legal career with a general civil practice firm in Maryland.

Mark received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in business administration and majored in marketing and business management. He also completed a minor in political science. While completing his undergraduate degree at Kutztown University, Mark served as president of the Recreational and Sports Club Council and spent four seasons as a defensive player with the lacrosse team.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Local Government Immunity in Pennsylvania, client seminar, June 8, 2021

Essential Handbook Must-Haves and Updates, National Business Institute, October 18, 2017

Workplace Behavior and Privacy Issues, Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know Now, National Business Institute, December 2016

Hiring/Recruiting, Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know Now, National Business Institute, December 2016

Employment Law: Rights, Benefits, and Emerging Issues, Sterling Education Services, August 2, 2016

Employment Law: Beyond the Basics, Sterling Education Services, August 4, 2015

Published Works

Legal Updates for Pennsylvania Municipal Law, contributor and editor, September 2019-present

“Third Circuit Reaffirms Ripeness Doctrine in Civil Rights Claim and Need to Exhaust State Remedies Before Pursuing a Fifth Amendment Takings Claim,” Defense Digest, Vol. 23, No. 3, September 2017

"The Fire Protection Engineer Expert," Fire Protection Contractor, April 2012

Admissions
Pennsylvania
2010
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
2010
Maryland
2011
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
2014
U.S. Supreme Court
2018
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2019
Education
Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., 2010)
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (B.S., 2007)
Honors & awards
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star
2019-2021
Associations & memberships
Lackawanna County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Board of Directors, 2016-2018
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Year joined
2012