People: Mark W. Wallin, Associate

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Mark W. Wallin

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5216
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Mark Wallin is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. Mr. Wallin’s practice focuses on the defense of employers in a wide range of employment matters, including wage and hour class and collective actions, as well as complex employment discrimination class action and single plaintiff claims.
 
Mr. Wallin has successfully represented companies of all sizes, litigating matters across multiple areas of the law. Mark is experienced in all phases of litigation, from the pleading stage through appeal. He has also represented clients in evidentiary hearings before administrative bodies. Mark has developed a keen ability to understand his clients’ practical concerns and pursue resolution that meets their unique needs, whether through litigated judgment or negotiated settlement. 
 
In addition to his regular legal practice, Mr. Wallin has undertaken many pro bono cases. He has tried criminal jury trials in state and federal court, and has represented indigent plaintiffs in civil rights matters as part of the Trial Bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. 
Mark Wallin is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. Mr. Wallin’s practice focuses on the defense of employers in a wide range of employment matters, including wage and hour class and collective actions, as well as complex employment discrimination class action and single plaintiff claims.
 
Mr. Wallin has successfully represented companies of all sizes, litigating matters across multiple areas of the law. Mark is experienced in all phases of litigation, from the pleading stage through appeal. He has also represented clients in evidentiary hearings before administrative bodies. Mark has developed a keen ability to understand his clients’ practical concerns and pursue resolution that meets their unique needs, whether through litigated judgment or negotiated settlement. 
 
In addition to his regular legal practice, Mr. Wallin has undertaken many pro bono cases. He has tried criminal jury trials in state and federal court, and has represented indigent plaintiffs in civil rights matters as part of the Trial Bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. 

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, magna cum laude,
    Order of the Coif (2010)
    Vice President, National Appellate Moot Court Society
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Admissions

  • Illinois (2010)

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar Member)
 

Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • LAF (formerly Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago) - Young Professionals Board Member

Accolades

  • Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service, Presented by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Federal Bar Association (2015)