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Mark M. Bassily
Associate

Phone: (248) 254- 4877

Fax: (248) 254-4882

Mark Bassily utilizes his strategic thinking and creative problem-solving as an associate in the firm’s Insurance Defense and Business & Commercial Litigation groups.

Regardless of the issues involved or the size of the case, Mark brings the same level of enthusiasm and creativity for achieving an optimal outcome. Mark strategically and meticulously analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of all sides of the dispute in order to best advise his clients. He especially prides himself on his writing skills, focusing on clarity and persuasion.

Mark maintains a diverse practice with the firm, and has obtained numerous dismissals in both state and federal courts. He brings a range of experience in business and commercial litigation, insurance defense, product liability, fire and water loss, employment law, and municipal law.

Prior to joining Zausmer August & Caldwell, Mark worked as a law clerk for two judges on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. This gave him firsthand experience on how judges reach their decisions, and how a successful advocate can best represent a client’s interests. He also contributed to several important complex commercial decisions.

Mark received his undergraduate degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University, where he earned academic honors and awards while pursuing a degree in International Relations and a specialization in Political Economy. He then obtained his Juris Doctor from New England School of Law, where he was Senior Text Editor for the New England Journal of International & Comparative Law.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and reading about history.

Education

  • New England School
    of Law,

    Juris Doctor, 2012
  • Senior Text Editor, New England Journal of International & Comparative Law
  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Michigan State University,
    James Madison College of Public Affairs,

    Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, 2009
  • Specialization in Political Economy, Business Cognate
  • James Madison College Endowed Scholarship
  • Gordon & Norma Guyer Public Policy Internship Award

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
    Business Law, Litigation, Insurance and Indemnity Law Sections