Mark Zaid

Mark Zaid

Who is Mark Zaid?

Mark Zaid is an American attorney, based out of Washington D.C., with a practice focused on national security law, free speech constitutional claims, and government accountability. In 1998 he founded the James Madison Project, an organization dedicated to reducing government secrecy. It is interested in the Freedom of Information Act and government whistleblowers. He is co-editor of Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws. He is a co-founder of the nonprofit law firm Whistleblower Aid.

Why is Mark Zaid famous?


Mark Zaid famous as one of the attorneys who is representing the whistleblowers who filed the formal complaint against the current US President Donald Trump on the allegation that Trump pressured the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens. Mark Zaid is also famous as one of the most prominent attorneys who handle national security cases, particularly involving employment and Constitutional law. He was named as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, as well as a "Best Lawyer" by Washingtonian Magazine in 2009 and 2011 for his national security work.

Where was Mark Zaid born?


Mark Zaid was born as Mark S. Zaid in the United States. He is now 49. Further information on his parents, siblings and childhood life is still under review. He holds American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. Zaid graduated from the University of Rochester in 1989 and Albany Law School of Union University in New York in 1992, where he served as an associate editor of the Albany Law Review. While a student at Albany Law School, Zaid interned in the office of New York Lieutenant Governor Stan Lundine.

What is Mark Zaid's profession?

Mark Zaid has been practicing law since the early 1990s. Zaid also is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University and Executive Director of the James Madison Project. Mark Zaid is a Washington, D.C. attorney who handles national security cases, particularly involving employment, Constitutional law, international torts and crimes, and the Freedom of Information/Privacy Acts (FOI/PA). Some of his cases are well known, such as suing Libya for the 1988 terrorist bombing of Pan Am 103 which resulted in a $2.7 billion settlement, the largest of its kind against a foreign government for terrorist activities, and obtaining a court-ordered the injunction in 2004 that effectively shut down the Department of Defense's mandatory anthrax vaccination.program for two years. He was named Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, as well as a "Best Lawyer" by Washingtonian Magazine in 2009 and 2011 for his national security works. He has appeared as a commentator on CNN and MSNBC as well. In September 2017, Zaid and former U.S. State Department whistleblower John Tye co-founded Whistleblower Aid. As of October 2019, he is one of a team of lawyers advising the whistleblower whose complaint against President Donald Trump.

What is Mark Zaid worth?


Mark Zaid's net worth is estimated at $8 Million according to networthpost.org. His salary is still not revealed. Zaid's major source of income is a job as Attorney and his association with several national and international government bodies. He also earns from his job as a professor at Johns Hopkins University and as Executive Director of the James Madison Project. Further information on his cars and house are still under speculation.

Mark Zaid
Quick Facts of Mark S. Zaid
Celebrated Name Mark Zaid
Age 50 years old
Nick Name Mark S. Zaid
Birth Name Mark S. Zaid
Birth Date 1970
Gender Male
Profession American attorney
Nationality American
Place of Birth United States
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Education University of Rochester and Albany Law School of Union University
Net Worth $8 Million
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