Mark LeHocky is a former complex litigation attorney, public company general counsel (Ross Stores, Inc., Nestle / Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, Inc.) and corporate executive who today works in the areas of litigation management and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In addition to advising law firms and corporations on these topics, he writes extensively on optimizing the client-counsel relationship and organization dynamics in the context of disputes, crisis events and major transactions.
Mark was voted 2022 Mediator of the Year for the San Francisco Bay Area and has repeatedly been named as a Best Lawyer in America for Mediation through the BestLawyers(c) rating organization.
Mark’s class at Berkeley Law, Being General Counsel—co-taught with Seth Jaffe—is an exploration of the role and responsibilities of general counsel (GC), optimizing their working relationship with internal and external constituents, and pathways to a GC career. Mark also teaches at UC Berkeley’s Haas Graduate School of Business on the intersection of law and business decision-making.
Read more about Mark on his website.
J.D., UC Berkeley
Lecturer Mark LeHocky discusses the steps that improve settlement efforts that will save time, resources and relationships.
Lecturer Mark LeHocky says the most highly functional legal teams are the ones that are the most integrated