Boston Attorney and Counselor at LawMark A. Bross is a Boston attorney and the owner of Bross Law, LLC. Bross Law, LLC provides world-class legal services in Boston and the South Shore of Massachusetts. Mark is passionate about helping businesses and individuals solve complex legal problems and helps clients find proactive solutions that are innovative, cost-effective, and tailored to their larger goals in business and life. Mark has a long track record of solving difficult problems and producing outstanding results. Mark graduated magna cum laude from Seton Hall University in 1995 with a B.A. degree. He pursued a Ph.D. in Philosophy to tackle complex philosophic problems and wrote an award-winning dissertation that solved the problem of epistemic justification. He earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo in 2003. After teaching at Colgate University, Mark wanted to work on solving more practical legal problems that mattered to businesses and individuals. He attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School – one of the best law schools in the country. Mark excelled at this Ivy-league school and graduated in the top 10% of his class in 2007. He employs the logic and reasoning skills acquired and refined in his Ph.D. studies to the practice of law. After graduating law school, Mark returned home to New England. As a Boston attorney, he practiced and excelled at some of the biggest and best Boston law firms. Mark gained extensive experience helping big companies and represented a broad range of clients in a variety of complex matters. These clients include software companies, investment companies, insurers and reinsurers, accountants, retailers, hospitals, manufacturers, closely held corporations, and restaurants. Mark’s legal skills and success in helping his clients has been recognized by his peers and he was named a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013 and 2014. This honor is bestowed on no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in Massachusetts. While practicing law, Mark became concerned about the rising number of data breaches affecting individuals and businesses, and the increased number of laws and regulations passed to address this issue. To help businesses comply with these new laws and regulations, Mark became a Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S (“CIPP/US”) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Mark is a devoted family man and enjoys spending time with his wife, Andrea, his daughter, Amanda, and their dog, Milo. Mark also enjoys spending time exercising, reading at the beach, and watching Boston sports.
Mark A. Bross, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 2007, Order of the Coif (top 10%), Cum Laude
State University of New York at Buffalo, Ph.D., Philosophy, 2003, Presidential Fellow, Perry Prize
Seton Hall University, B.A., Philosophy, 1995, Magna Cum Laude
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2008
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2007
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Massachusetts Bar Association
Norfolk Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
Boston Chamber of Commerce
Cohasset Chamber of Commerce
South Shore Chamber of Commerce
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals
Retailers Should Use Caution in Collecting Zip Codes from Customers, Client Alert (March, 2013)
Privacy Lessons from the FTC’s Decision re Franklin Car, Auto Dealer Monthly (Feb., 2013)
Keeping Rogue Traders at Bay, co-author, Securities Law360 (October, 2011)
A Threat to Cedent/Reinsurer Communications, co-author, Law 360 (May, 2010)
The Impact of Ornelas v. United States on the Appellate Standard of Review for Seizure Under the Fourth Amendment, Comment, Univ. of Penn. Journal of Constitutional Law (Feb, 2007)
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