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Parker & Waichman, LLP Announces New Partners and Name Change for Firm


Andres Alonzo and Jason Mark Named Partners; Firm Name now Parker Waichman Alonso Mark LLP

January 10, 2007 – New York: Parker & Waichman, LLP, a leading personal injury law firm, is pleased to announce that attorneys Andres F. Alonso and Jason Mark have been made partners of the firm effective January 1, 2007. As a result, the firm has officially changed its name to Parker Waichman Alonso Mark LLP. Mr. Alonso and Mr. Mark, both formerly associates with the firm, are the first attorneys added to the firm’s partnership since the firm was founded by Jerrold Parker and Herbert Waichman over 15 years ago.

Andres F. Alonso is the head of the firm’s personal injury litigation department. Mr. Alonso obtained his J.D. from the George Washington School of Law and his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is admitted to the New York State Bar, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and is a member of the American Association for Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Alonso represents clients in the areas of mass torts, toxic torts, defective medical devices, aviation accidents, explosions/fires, products liability, automobile accidents, personal injury, nursing home negligence, consumer fraud and general negligence litigation.

Jason Mark is the head of the firm’s mass tort department. Mr. Mark obtained his J.D. from Tulane University (cum laude) and his B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is admitted to the Florida State Bar, New York State Bar, Massachusetts State Bar, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. Mr. Mark is a member of the American Association for Justice, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and Academy of Florida Trial Attorneys. He has recently been named Co-Chair of the Plaintiff’s Science Committee in the Ortho Evra Products Liability Litigation (MDL 1742) and Co-Chair of the AAJ (ATLA) Bausch & Lomb Contact Lens Solution Litigation Group. Mr. Mark is the recipient of the Massachusetts Rising Stars Award for Plaintiff Personal Injury: Malpractice, awarded by Law & Politics and Boston Magazine. Mr. Mark represents clients in cases involving catastrophic injuries and death, mass torts, toxic torts, defective drug liability, defective medical devices, products liability and class actions.

"This decision was made due to the extraordinary contributions of Andy and Jason to the growth and success of the firm,” said founding partner Jerrold Parker. “There is no question that Andy and Jason have been instrumental in the successes we’ve enjoyed, and we strongly believe that adding them to the partnership is a positive step for the future of the firm.”

About Parker Waichman Alonso Mark LLP

Parker Waichman Alonso Mark LLP is a leading products liability and personal injury law firm that represents plaintiffs nationwide. The firm has offices in New York and New Jersey. Parker Waichman Alonso Mark, LLP has assisted thousands of clients in receiving fair compensation for injuries resulting from dangerous medications, defective medical devices, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, toxic torts, and work related injuries. The firm is currently representing individuals injured by Ortho Evra, Vioxx, Fosamax, Ketek, ReNu with MoistureLoc, Guidant defibrillators and many other defective drugs and medical products. For more information on Parker Waichman Alonso Mark, LLP, please visit: or call (800) LAW-INFO (1-800-529-4636).


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