Mark Samburg is Senior Counsel at Democracy Forward.

Prior to joining Democracy Forward, Mark worked at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, most recently as the Senior Legal Advisor to the Deputy Director and to the Chief Operating Officer.  He previously served in several other roles at the Bureau, including as Chief of Staff of the Bureau’s Division of Supervision, Enforcement, and Fair Lending.  Before joining the Bureau, he worked in private practice as outside counsel to state and municipal attorneys on consumer protection actions.

Mark clerked for Judge Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for Associate Justices Lubbie Harper, Jr. and Joette Katz of the Connecticut Supreme Court.  He was a Harvard Law School Heyman Fellow and has served as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.  Mark graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and summa cum laude from Brandeis University.

Mark is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, and several federal courts.