Mark A. Behrens
Mr. Behrens has extensive experience in product liability law, defense litigation, liability reform and counseling in the prevention of liability exposure. He has served on the adjunct faculty of The American University, Washington College of Law.
Mr. Behrens has published numerous articles on tort and civil justice issues in leading national journals including the Harvard Journal on Legislation, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Texas Review of Law & Politics, and University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Business Law, among others. In 2001, he received a Burton Award for Legal Achievement for his writing; he also received an award from several national organizations for major research contributing to civil justice issues. Business Insurance magazine named Mr. Behrens in its 2004 "40 Under 40" list. He has been quoted in publications such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The National Law Journal and the Journal of Commerce. He has also appeared on radio programs and television segments including CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, MSNBC, Fox Morning News (D.C.) and C-Span. The Insider Guide to Public Policy Experts and Organizations lists him as an expert in tort and civil justice reform, health care reform, and the judiciary. He has the highest ratings for Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards under the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system.
Mr. Behrens is a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., co-counsel to the American Tort Reform Association, co-counsel to the Coalition for Litigation Justice, Inc., co-chair of the Federalist Society’s Tort and Product Liability Subcommittee, Advisor to the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Civil Justice Task Force, and a member of the Washington Legal Foundation's Legal Policy Advisory Board. While in law school, Mr. Behrens was Associate Articles Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and received an American Jurisprudence Award for achievement in tort law.