Mark Baldwin > Brown Rudnick LLP > Hartford, United States > Lawyer Profile

Brown Rudnick LLP
United States


Mark Baldwin practices primarily in the areas of complex commercial, corporate, and environmental litigation. During his career, he has tried over one hundred jury and bench trials. As litigation counsel, he represents some of the country’s largest corporations, as well as their officers, directors and shareholder. Mark has substantial experience in representing private equity firms and their portfolio companies throughout the country, including matters concerning securities fraud, contractual indemnification claims, earn-outs, post-closing adjustments, escrow disputes, customer disputes, and environmental issues. In addition, Mark has defended several large corporations and financial institutions against class action claims and shareholder derivative suits; these actions have included claims based on alleged violations of the federal securities laws, products liability claims, and environmental and toxic tort issues.

Mark also represents health care providers in actions asserting claims for fraud, mismanagement and corporate misconduct. He has successfully prosecuted and defended a number of appeals in the State of Connecticut, the Second and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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United States > Dispute resolution > M&A litigation: defense

Brown Rudnick LLP in Hartford is involved in high-profile, high-stakes commercial litigation disputes involving M&A, particularly those involving private equity houses. The two-partner practice handles both plaintiff and defense work and, in 2021, it litigated claims with a cumulative value of more than $500m. The firm frequently represents private equity firms, as well as large corporations, among them Lupin Pharmaceuticals. Dylan Kletter, who recently acted for Lupin in a post-closing fraud dispute concerning its $880m acquisition of Gavis Pharmaceuticals, and Mark Baldwin  are the lead partners. Baldwin, who practices primarily in the areas of complex commercial, corporate, and environmental litigation, has extensive experience in bench and jury trials.

United States > Dispute resolution > M&A litigation: plaintiff

Brown Rudnick LLP has two partners based in Hartford who handle M&A and private equity litigation, both on the defense side and for plaintiffs. Though small, the practice punches above its weight and frequently has a key role in high-stakes litigation in Delaware and in state and federal courts across the US. Mark Baldwin and Dylan Kletter are the lead partners. Kletter is currently representing Prospect Medical in a disputes concerning the $180m acquisition of a non-profit hospital network in Connecticut. Baldwin is acting for British Motor Works, LLC, a large Jaguar dealer in Connecticut, and One Commerce Drive, LLC in a superfund dispute with the Town of Fairfield. They predominantly handle major post-closing M&A disputes, including matters concerning earnouts, working capital and purchase price adjustments, fraud, and breaches of representations, warranties and covenants.