Mark Wenczel, Partner
Mark Wenczel is a partner at Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri Jacobs, where he specializes in education, labor and employment, and local government law. He offers solution-oriented legal counsel to local municipalities and school boards across New Jersey, helping them navigate the complex laws that govern their operations, including Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Act (LAD), New Jersey School Ethics Act, TEACHNJ, Public School Contracts Law, Open Public Records Act (OPRA), and the Open Public Meetings Act (OPLA).
With a broad and deep background in education, employment, commercial, and construction law, Mark has a wealth of experience both in providing advice and representing clients. He has been attended numerous Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and mediation sessions on behalf of clients. He has tried a number of cases before the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and the Superior Court of New Jersey, as well as the United States District Court, Bankruptcy Court, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. He has also served as an approved mediator for the Superior Court of New Jersey.
In 2022, Mark presented on “Establishment Clause & Schools: Then and Now” for the School Law Forum of the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA).
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Hartwick College, B.A., 1986 cum laude
Seton Hall School of Law, J.D., 1992
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit