Mark L.D. Wawro
Mark Wawro has practiced law at Susman Godfrey in Houston since 1980. A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Mark graduated from Brown University in 1975 with a B.A. in English Literature. In 1979, he graduated from the University of Texas School of Law, after which he clerked for Judge Carolyn D. King of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mark also serves as a Trustee of the Menil Collection in Houston, and is presently Chair of the Board of Texas Appleseed in Austin, a public-interest law center. He also serves on the Boards of the Texas Law Review Association and the Houston Cinema Arts Society, and is a member of the Film Committee of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Mark is married to Melanie Gray, a partner with the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges. They have three children.
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