Mr Mark D. Skilling > ASC Law Office > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

ASC Law Office
HARMANCI GIZ PLAZA K: 16
LEVENT
34410 ISTANBUL
Turkey

Work Department

Litigation Team

Position

Of Counsel

Career

Of Counsel Mark D. Skilling, a dual citizen of the United States and Turkey, has been involved for over 30 years in large-scale, sophisticated dispute resolution matters. Before moving to Istanbul in 1998, where he now lives with his wife Şükran, Mr. Skilling worked for 12 years as a commercial litigator in San Francisco. In 2001, he joined the white-collar defense team representing his brother Jeffrey Skilling, the CEO and President of Enron prior to Enron’s late-2001 collapse.  

Mr. Skilling has been working in Turkey since 2012, focusing almost exclusively on international arbitration. During this time, he has been involved in several ad hoc arbitrations, as well as arbitrations before ICSID, the ICC and SIAC.

ASC Law, Of Counsel (2021-Present)
Investor-State Law Guide, Editor (2017-Present)
Dentons-Turkey, Of Counsel (2015-2017)
Akıncı Law Office, Partner (2012-2014)
Jeffrey K. Skilling (Former CEO of Enron) Personal Attorney (2001-2011)
Cyril & Crowley, San Francisco, Senior Associate (1990-1998)
Cooley LLP, San Francisco, Associate (1986-1990)

Languages

English, Turkish (proficient)

Memberships

Member of the International Bar Association, and the California and Texas Bar Associations (Inactive)

Education

Juris Doctor, University of San Francisco School of Law, 1986, cum laude (top 10% of his class)
Judicial Externship, Justice Stanley Mosk of the California Supreme Court (1986)
B.A., Economics (Minor, Political Science), Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1979