Mark Tratos is the founding and former managing shareholder of the Las Vegas office of Greenberg Traurig, an international law firm with more than 2200 lawyers in 42 offices. Mark’s practice includes entertainment, art and intellectual property, transactions and litigation in copyright, rights of publicity and privacy, trademark, brand management, and cyber law.
Mark is the Past Chair of the Board of Trustees for the National Judicial College. Mark is the author of the Nevada Chapter of the International Trademark Association’s State Law Handbook, and author of the New York Bar Association’s Siegel on Entertainment chapters on “Entertainment on the Internet: The Evolution of Entertainment Production, Distribution, Ownership and Control in the Digital Age”; and “Exhibitions: Art and Artifacts Exhibits as an Expansion of the Entertainment Industry”. He is Past Chair of the Nevada Entertainment Development Corporation, (the CineVegas Film Festival) and Co-Founder of Emerging Artists and Talent in Music (EAT’M). Mark was both the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board for the Discovery Children’s Museum and is Secretary and outside counsel for the Smith Center for the Performing Arts and Chairman of the BOV of Lewis & Clark Law School and Trustee of Lewis & Clark College.
Mark has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America 18 years and has received 8 Lawyer of the Year designations in his fields. Mark has been named in Super Lawyers from 2007-2020 and The Legal 500 2015 and 2019.
Specialty Areas and Course Descriptions
Entertainment Law - Fall 2020