Mark Mittleman is a partner in the law firm of Stewart, Mittleman, Heggie & Henry, L.L.C., in St. Louis. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Virginia School of Law. Mr. Mittleman was admitted to The Missouri Bar in 1972 and is also a member of the bar of the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, the United States Court ofAppeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He served as an Assistant Attorney General of Missouri until 1976, when he entered private practice in St. Louis, with emphasis on corporate, commercial, regulatory and administrative law, and public affairs, securities, trust and insurance coverage litigation, including class and derivative actions.
He has litigated more than seventy-five civil and criminal cases on appeal to the Missouri and Federal courts, including In re NationsMart Corporation Securities Litigation, 130 F.3d 309 (8th Cir. 1997), cert. den. sub nom. NationsMart Corporation v. Carlon, 524 U.S. 927 (1998), and Quinn v. Millsap, 491 U.S. 95 (1989), in the Supreme Court of the United States; and State v. Gilmore, 650 S.W.2d 627 (Mo. banc 1983), and Charles v. Spradling, 524 S.W.2d 820 (Mo. banc 1975), in the Supreme Court of Missouri.
Mr. Mittleman was trained as a mediator by the American Academy of Attorney-Mediators in 1994. He is Vice-President of the St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Attorney-diators, and certified for mediation and early neutral evaluation by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. He has served on the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committees of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and The Missouri Bar. Mr. Mittleman has served as Chairman of the Missouri Coalition for School Choice; one of the founders of the Gateway Educational Trust; a member of the Board of Trustees of Citizens for Educational Freedom; a Director of the Educational Freedom Foundation; and a Director of the St. Louis Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society. He has also been a Director of the Harvard Alumni Association and past President of the Harvard Club of St. Louis; a Director of the St. Louis Chamber Music Society; and active in other civic, educational and cultural organizations at both the local and national levels.