Mark Radi graduated cum laude from the Hofstra University School of Law with concentrations in corporate and constitutional law. Mr. Radi was also an Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review and member of the Moot Court Association. He received his Bachelor’s degree in business from Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts and his Master of Business Administration degree from Hofstra University.
Prior to joining Sokoloff Stern LLP, Mr. Radi interned for Justice Feinman in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York; the Appellate Division, Second Department; and Judge Platt in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Mr. Radi focuses on federal court litigation, defending civil rights actions in various contexts, including land use, housing discrimination, employment discrimination, students’ rights, First Amendment retaliation, civil RICO actions, and claims against law enforcement officers and agencies. He also practices in state court defending against discrimination, personal injury, land-use, and property damage cases and has experience in representing small businesses.
Mr. Radi has represented clients around the country, won numerous dispositive motions in federal and state court, successfully represented clients at trial, and successfully argued appeals in the United States Court of Appeals and the New York State Appellate Division. He helped obtain an order from the Appellate Division requiring New York State to inscribe the name of a deceased local firefighter on the State’s Fallen Firefighters Memorial after the State had refused to do so for several years.
Mr. Radi is admitted to practice law before the New York State courts, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States Supreme Court, and has been admitted pro hac vice in various state and federal courts around the country.