Mark Sheridan concentrates his practice in commercial litigation with a focus on insurance coverage and public policy matters.
Applying his trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, Mr. Sheridan represents a broad base of clients in the insurance, manufacturing, real estate and professional services industries, advocating on their behalf in courts throughout the country.
Within the insurance coverage context, Mr. Sheridan represents insurers in connection with complex disputes. In this capacity, he counsels clients on coverage determinations, policy drafting and litigation. The majority of his time is spent representing insurance carriers in connection with insurance coverage litigation arising out of intellectual property disputes.
Mr. Sheridan advises clients in matters involving the interplay between business and government at all levels. His government affairs practice includes the representation of businesses in their dealings with state and federal regulators, as well as in related litigation, and extends into the world of politics. Currently, he serves as general counsel for the New Jersey Republican State Committee, where he represents the New Jersey Republican Party and the political committees of the Republican legislative leadership in matters involving campaign finance and election law litigation. Mr. Sheridan was also a member of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s transition team.
Before arriving at Patton Boggs, Mr. Sheridan was a partner at one of Am Law’s largest 100 U.S. law firms. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Carrier Clinic, a private, not-for-profit behavioral health care system located in Skillman, NJ, which specializes in psychiatric and addiction treatment.