Rimon adds Non-Profit Attorney Mark Franco in Virginia

McLean, VA – Rimon is pleased to welcome new Partner, Mark Franco in McLean, Virginia. Mark joins Rimon from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP, where he was counsel.

“We are delighted to welcome Mark to the firm,” said Juan Zúñiga. “Focused entirely on non-profit work and clients, Mark brings deep experience to our non-profit practice and is a great addition to our team.”

Mark Franco serves or has served as outside counsel for multiple professional and trade associations, public and private foundations, religious organizations, certification and accreditation bodies, advocacy organizations, political action committees, social clubs and other non-profit, tax-exempt organizations. He has substantial experience handling matters involving accommodations, accreditation and certification standards, chapter relations, charitable solicitations, contracts, credentialing, data security, due process, employment, entity formation, exam challenges and misconduct, fundraising, governance, intellectual property, DEI policy development, privacy, professional ethics and discipline, regulatory compliance, score validation, test administration, tax, and vendor relations.

Mark regularly works with all kinds and sizes of non-profit organizations with their daily business concerns. He advises on specific issues related to affinity relationships, journal publishing, professional standards, service provider agreements, corporate and exhibitor sponsorships, employment agreements, consulting and independent contractor concerns, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, membership terms and conditions, disciplinary enforcement and corporate governance documents, among other things.

Rimon hiring Partner, Ed Wisneski commented: “Rimon is continuing to build on its record growth figures from last year. The unique features of our model, including freedom for attorneys around rates and billing practices, no-hierarchy among attorneys, and the ability to work remotely continue to drive attorneys to the firm.”

Mark graduated from George Mason University (J.D. and B.S.), and is licensed to practice in Virginia and D.C.

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