Vedder Price

Mark C. Svalina

Associate

Mark C. Svalina is an Attorney in the firm’s Chicago office and a member of the Financial Institutions practice group.

Mr. Svalina advises corporate clients, financial institutions and FinTech companies on significant corporate transactions. He focuses his practice on representation of financial institutions and their officers, directors and shareholders in connection with mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, and regulatory and compliance matters. In addition, he has represented clients with respect to various bank regulatory matters, including advising clients with respect to preparing for regulatory exams, responding to enforcement actions, new products/services and federal and state compliance issues.  

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Svalina worked in the Asset Management Group at PNC Bank, where he handled investment management and trust structuring. Prior to joining PNC Bank, Mr. Svalina served as a legal fellow to the Honorable Chief Judge Frank J. Bailey of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts.

Mr. Svalina obtained his LL.M. in Banking & Financial Law from Boston University School of Law, where he was first in his class and was awarded the Dennis S. Aronowitz Award for Academic Excellence in Banking and Financial Law. While in law school, Mr. Svalina served as a law clerk in the National Railway Equipment General Counsel’s Office, assisting with corporate finance, general corporate matters and regulatory compliance. He also served as a law clerk for a well-respected bankruptcy firm, assisting companies in structuring, workouts and foreclosures. In recognition of his contributions to the firm, he was awarded the Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy by the American Bankruptcy Institute.

 

Mark C. Svalina

Associate

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, LL.M., 2015, Dennis S. Aronowitz Award for Academic Excellence in Banking and Financial Law
  • Valparaiso University, M.B.A., 2015, with distinction
  • Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D., 2014, cum laude
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 2010

Mark C. Svalina

Associate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2016
  • Massachusetts, 2015
  • New York, 2015
  • South Carolina, 2014

Affiliations

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, South Carolina Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Mark C. Svalina

Associate

Mark C. Svalina

Associate

Mark C. Svalina

Associate

Blogs

Mr. Svalina contributes to our The 21st Century Banker blog. To view it, please click here.