Mark A. Calhoun is Legal Affairs Committee Chair of the IONS Board of Directors.
He is a practicing attorney that has focused his legal career in civil litigation and domestic and international arbitration. He has a broad base of experience in several industries, including technology, real estate, energy, telecommunications, aviation, transportation, and finance. Mark has tried over 35 cases of which half were jury trials. Mark possesses wide-ranging experience in litigation and alternative dispute resolution as an advocate and as a settlement counsel, mediator and arbitrator, both domestically and internationally. His background aids in helping clients reach strategic solutions to complex problems, especially when industry knowledge is paramount.
Apart from his practice he has been very active in the business side of both the legal industry and non-legal businesses. He serves as director for for-profit and not for-profit companies and sits as an arbitrator in complex domestic and international arbitrations. He also founded and ran, for 28 years, the Texas-based firm, Calhoun Stacey, which merged into Winstead. At Winstead, Mark was ultimately involved in management before joining Greenberg Traurig as a principal partner. He is also on the Board of the Institute for Creative Capitalism in Austin, Texas, and on the advisory board of The University of Texas at Dallas.