Mark H. Wildasin was sworn in as an Assistant United States Attorney on January 23, 2006. Mark serves as the office’s Civil Chief, managing the Civil Division.
Before joining the United States Attorney’s Office in the Middle District of Tennessee, Mark was a member of the Nashville law firm Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, specializing in commercial litigation including trademark, copyright, antitrust, and other competition issues. From 1993 to 2002, Mark practiced antitrust and intellectual property litigation in the San Francisco office of the international law firm Coudert Brothers. Prior to that, Mark was law clerk to the Honorable Thomas A. Higgins, U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee from 1991 to 1993.
His publications include:
• After-acquired Evidence Tack Can Benefit Sued Businesses, Nashville Business Journal (Oct. 15, 2004) (co-author)
• Overseas Business Disputes? Try International Arbitration, Nashville Business Journal (May 7, 2004)
• Web IP Laws, Constitution Clashing In Nation’s Courts, Nashville Business Journal (Nov. 1, 2002)
• Internet Jurisdiction: Is Pavlovich an Aberration or Can You Be Sued Anywhere There's a Modem?, Journal of Internet Law (December 2001) (co-author)
• Shrink Wrap, Click Wrap, And Now Browse Wrap: Did You Just Make A Contract?, Vol. 9, No. 10, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (October 2001)
• It Pays To Pay Attention To Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Forum, Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand, Inc. (March 2001) (co-author)
Mark was graduated from Duke University in 1985 with an A.B. degree in political science, and earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School in 1991 where he was Research Editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (1990-1991).