Law Offices of Mark E. Foster
Representing Clients Internationally & Domestically Since 1988
Meet Mark Foster
Mark Foster delivers business-savvy, aggressive, efficient, and effective results for companies around the globe. He’s a lawyer with decades of law and business leadership in Silicon Valley, Tokyo, Research Triangle, and business centers globally. Mark successfully manages legal operations, businesses, investors, and employees. Mark often works in the startup space, helping to advise and manage companies through their entire life cycle from new venture creation to successful exit.
Mark’s accomplishments and skill have been recognized at the highest levels of business, government, and the law by clients and peers worldwide. His deep well of experience allows him to guide and advise companies and boards of directors on a wide variety of matters.
Mark is a recognized leader in global trade policy who has provided strategic and innovative insight in crafting laws and regulations as well as important policy pieces. Mark has assisted clients including American, Japanese, Indian, Asian and European companies on commercial, regulatory, and trade policy. Mark also brings years of experience working with the U.S. government on trade policy. His depth and breadth of knowledge benefits clients as they seek to operate or expand around the world.
Mark Foster has helped businesses with a variety of needs, including transaction and litigation management, counseling companies from startup to exit, advising boards of directors, and serving in C-Suite or board roles including as an Audit Committee member.
Mark’s varied background allows him to advise law firms, assist with mediation, act as an embedded advocate during major litigation, and perform due diligence on behalf of law firms involved in a sale, merger, or acquisition.
Economic Development and International Trade
Drawing upon decades of experience in international trade policy negotiations, Mark has helped governments and businesses design and conduct foreign direct investment, export initiatives, "reshoring" packages, and other economic development projects.