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Elliott Marks

Elliott Marks serves as the firm’s investigator.  He is a retired attorney who can’t seem to get away from the legal field.  His experience and caring attitude make him invaluable to the firm. For professional information, please click here.

Q: How long have you been with LN&S?
A: I started in July, 2007.

Q: What brought you to LN&S?
A: The position sounded most interesting, and matched my skills.

Q: What is the most important part of your work day at the firm?
A: When I go out to meet clients the most important part of my day is to make sure the client  feels  comfortable with LN&S  and glad that they have chosen us to represent them.

Q: How important is it to have a team environment at the firm?
A: Very. I feel like everyone is seeking to work for the same goals.  That everyone will work together. The feeling of family makes the work more rewarding. I feel like there would be someone to back me up if I needed help. There are no petty office politics and everyone really works together.

Q: Describe anyone who stands out for you (mentor or someone who helps you get the job done; i.e.  an employee who works with you, a partner, or someone influential in your life)
A: My dad was my hero and inspiration. He worked 3 jobs to pay for college and law school. He was a trial lawyer and practiced until he died one month short of his 95th birthday. He treated his clients like they were gold, never giving less than 100% . 

Q: What are the most important values you believe are necessary for the firm?
A: A real interest making the client whole,  treating them with compassion and caring , and always maintaining excellent legal skills.

Q: What characteristics do you have that match the firm (or vice versa)?
A: I care about people being treated fairly. I am detail orientated. I want a job to be done the best way possible.

Q: What life experiences have helped you along the way (family, sports, volunteering, challenges)?
A: Being a young attorney in charge of a section in the law department of a major corporation.  I learned  about the importance of details, the hard way, as the official score keeper of a professional Basketball team (Washington Bullets).

Q: Describe your family.
A: I have a wonderful wife Carol who keeps me sane.  A lovely daughter Darcy who lives in NJ and just got married.  I am the proud dad of a soccer star teenage son Brendan. I have two crazy Golden Retrievers Bitsy 7 months, and Samantha (Wammer for short) who is eleven.

Q: How do you like to spend your personal time away from the firm?
A: With my family when I can’t get a tee time.

Q: What would you like your legacy to be?
A: That my children spend their life being happy.

Q: What is your favorite book?
A: The Godfather

Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: Citizen Kane, and The Producers