Mark A. Correro

Mark A. Correro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Correro & Leisure, P.C.
 | 2909 Hillcroft, Suite 560
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713-955-3323
Fax: 832-240-5353
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)
Attorney Profile

Mark A. Correro is a real trial lawyer who gets real results by using trial strategy, expert science, and common sense. He is a founding member of Correro & Leisure, P.C.  In 2014 and 2015, he was listed in Texas Super Lawyers® (Thomson Reuters). The annual Texas Super Lawyers® list honors Texas’ top lawyers based on surveys of more than 57,000 active attorneys across the state. The final list is estimated to be only five percent of Texas’ licensed attorneys.  He is also a proud member and Fellow of the prestigious Texas Bar Foundation. The Texas Bar Foundation selects one-third of one percent of the top performing members of the Texas Bar annually as Fellows.  In 2015, he was selected for Top Attorneys—Texas by Texas Monthly. Before forming Correro & Leisure, P.C., he worked at Greenberg Traurig, L.L.P., concentrating in white-collar crime, antitrust, and complex commercial cases.  He received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law, where he was assistant articles editor for the South Texas Law Review and an editor for the Texas State Bar’s Construction Law Journal. He has published over twenty-seven scholarly articles and received the Clements, O’Neill, Pierce, Wilson, & Fulkerson Award for Best Article on Federal Law and the Clair E. Getty, Jr., Memorial Award for Outstanding Legal Writing. In law school, he was a Constitutional Law Langdell Scholar.

About Mark Correro

Admitted: 2004, Texas

Professional Webpage: www.CorreroLeisure.com

Honors/Awards:

  • Ranking the top 5% Personal Injury Firms in Houston, Top 19 Houston Personal Injury Firms, Expertise.com, 2016
  • In recognition for Excellence and Achievements by the Legal Community, Top Attorneys, Texas, Texas Monthly, 2016
  • Awarded for continuous professional recognition an accomplishment realized by the Top 10% of American Professionals, America's Most Honored Professionals, Top 10%, American Registry, 2016
  • In recognition for Excellence and Achievements by the Legal Community, Top Attorneys, Texas, Texas Monthly, 2015
  • In recognition for Excellence and Achievements by the Legal Community, Top Attorneys, Texas, Texas Monthly, 2014
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Course Director, Blowing the Whistle Under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act & The Federal False Claims Act, 2018
  • Course Director, What Every Texas Lawyer Needs to Know About Firearms Law, Houston, Texas, 2018
  • Course Director, What Every Texas Lawyer Needs to Know About Firearms Law, Houston, Texas, 2017
  • Admitted, United States Supreme Court, 2016
  • Member, Texas Bar College, 2016
  • Course Director, What Every Texas Lawyer Needs to Know About Firearms Law, Austin, Texas, 2016
  • Member, Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund, 2016
  • Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Member, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, 2016
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2015
  • Course Director, What Every Texas Lawyer Needs to Know About Firearms Law, Austin, Texas, 2015
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2014
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2006
  • Admitted, United States Distrit Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2005

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairman, Board of Directors, The Children's Center, Inc., 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Joing Non-Signators to an Arbitration Agreement, Dispute Resolution (Practical Law Co.), 2018
  • "The Legal Guide to NFA Firearms and Gun Trusts is a must-reference work for anttorneys who draft trusts for clients wishing to acquire . . . NFA firearms."--Stephen Halbrook, Editor-in-Chief, The Legal Guide to NFA Firearms and Gun Trusts, Haddon Hall Publishing, 2017
  • Author, Firearms Law for Property Owners and Proprietors, State Bar of Texas MCLE, 2016
  • Presented in Austin for the State Bar of Texas, Author, Firearms Law for Property Owners and Proprietors, State Bar of Texas, 2016
  • Author, Joining Non-Signatories to an Arbitration: Recent Developments, In-House Perspective, Vol. 3, Iss. 3, 2014
  • Presented in San Antonio for the State Bar of Texas, Author, Avoiding Malpractice and Ethics Violations in Firearms Matters, State Bar of Texas, 2012
  • Author, Why Neuroscience Matters for a Rational Drug Policy, 11.1 MINN. J.L. SCI. & TECH. 11 (Winter 2010), 2010
  • Author, A Q&A Guide to Dispute Resolution in the United States, Dispute Resolution (Practical Law Co.), 2009
  • Author, Twombly Pleading Standard Satisfied in the Rail Freight Fuel Surcharge Antitrust Litigation, The Transportation Industry Committee of the Section of Antitrust Law (American Bar Association), 2009
  • Author, Agreements in the Marine Hose Investigation, in ANTITRUST LAW DEVELOPMENTS (7th ed.) , 2008
  • Author, Sherman Act Violation: Alaska-Rent-Car, Sherman Act Section 1 Committee (American Bar Association) Vol. 5, No. 3, 2008
  • Author, Joining Non-Signatories to an Arbitration: Recent Developments, In-House Perspective, Vol. 3, Iss. 3 , 2007
  • Author, Ruling Allows Grand Jury Witnesses Access to Their Testimony, Greenberg Traurig LLP Litigation Alert , 2007
  • Author, The Lopez/Morrison Limitation on the Commerce Clause—Fact or Fabrication? 13 THE DIGEST 17 (published by Syracuse Law School), 2007
  • Author, An Update: Whistleblower and Federal Qui Tam Litigation—Suing the Corporation for Fraud, 34 FALSE CL. ACT AND QUI TAM Q. REV. 63, 2005
  • Author, Federal Qui Tam (False Claims) Litigation: The Government’s Watchdog, 42 HOUS. LAWYER No. 4, 2005
  • Author, The Perils of Off-Label Marketing—Navigating the FDA’s Regulatory Minefield, 148 SCRIPT MAGAZINE 43 , 2005
  • Author, Criminal Violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, in WHITE COLLAR CRIME, 2d ed. (West Publishing), 2004
  • Author, Get a Divorce—Become a Felon: United States v. Emerson, 270 F.3d 203 (5th Cir. 2001), 45 S. TEX. L. REV. 419, 2004
  • Author, Whistleblower & Federal Qui Tam Litigation—Suing the Corporation for Fraud, 45 S. TEX. L. REV. 23, 2003

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Unanimous jury verdict in commercial real estate dispute., 2018
Office Location for Mark A. Correro

2909 Hillcroft
Suite 560
Houston, TX 77057

 

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Last Updated: 1/22/2018

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