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Mark D. Koestler

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Phone: 212.715.9385 Fax: 212.715.8182 New York
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July 1, 2007 19 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers in America 2007 Awards/Honors 
September 23, 2008 27 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers in America 2009 Awards/Honors 
August 31, 2011 32 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2012 Awards/Honors 
August 4, 2010 33 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2011, Representing 19 Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
July 30, 2009 34 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2010, Representing More Than 20 Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
August 15, 2013 41 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2014 Awards/Honors 
August 18, 2014 42 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2015 Awards/Honors 
July 18, 2006 42 Kramer Levin Attorneys Nominated to Appear in First Edition of New York Super Lawyers, Four in Top 100 Awards/Honors 
August 21, 2012 43 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2013 Awards/Honors 
July 31, 2007 54 Kramer Levin Attorneys Recognized in Second Annual New York Super Lawyers Awards/Honors 
September 29, 2008 54 Kramer Levin Attorneys Recognized in Third Annual New York Super Lawyers, Three in Top 100, and Naftalis Receives Top Point Getter Status for all NY Metro Area Awards/Honors 
January 9, 2008 Best Lawyers in America for 2008 Recognizes 22 Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
April 2, 2008 Chambers Global 2008 Selects Two Kramer Levin Practice Areas and Six Firm Attorneys as Some of the Best in the Legal Field Awards/Honors 
June 19, 2009 Chambers Global 2009 Ranks Kramer Levin's Immigration Practice in Highest Tier Awards/Honors 
March 21, 2011 Chambers Global 2011 Highly Ranks Nine Kramer Levin Attorneys and Four Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
March 22, 2012 Chambers Global 2012 Highly Ranks Eleven Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
March 14, 2013 Chambers Global 2013 Highly Ranks Ten Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
March 13, 2014 Chambers Global 2014 Highly Ranks Ten Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
November 27, 2006 Chambers Global and Legal 500 Recognize Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
February 2006 Chambers Global World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2006 Awards/Honors 
February 21, 2007 Chambers USA 2007 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Business Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 13, 2008 Chambers USA 2008 Selects 17 Kramer Levin Attorneys in 10 Practice Areas as Leaders in Their Field Awards/Honors 
June 12, 2009 Chambers USA 2009 Selects 16 Kramer Levin Attorneys and 6 Practice Areas as Some of the Best in the Legal Field Awards/Honors 
June 11, 2010 Chambers USA 2010 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 10, 2011 Chambers USA 2011 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 7, 2012 Chambers USA 2012 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
May 28, 2013 Chambers USA 2013 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
May 23, 2014 Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Lawyers and Practices Awards/Honors 
June 18, 2007 Chambers USA Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Business Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 20, 2011 Four Kramer Levin Attorneys Named to 2011 List of Most Powerful Employment Counsel: Both Business Immigration and Employment Practices Highlighted Awards/Honors 
June 19, 2012 Four Kramer Levin Attorneys Named to 2012 List of Most Powerful Employment Attorneys: Both Business Immigration and Employment Practices Highlighted Awards/Honors 
June 20, 2013 Human Resource Executive Magazine Names Four Kramer Levin Partners to 2013 List of Most Powerful Employment Attorneys Awards/Honors 
June 25, 2014 Human Resource Executive Names Kramer Levin Attorneys to “Most Powerful” List for Sixth Consecutive Year Awards/Honors 
September 27, 2010 Kramer Levin Has More "Top 10" and "Top 100” Attorneys On the 2010 New York Super Lawyers List Than Any Other Firm; Overall Firm Lands 58 Attorneys on the List Awards/Honors 
October 8, 2012 Kramer Levin Has More “Top 100” Attorneys On the 2012 New York Super Lawyers List Than Any Other Firm: Gary P. Naftalis, Chair of Firm’s Litigation Department, Receives Top Ranking Awards/Honors 
October 5, 2009 Kramer Levin Lands 53 Lawyers on the New York Super Lawyers List and Six in the Survey's "Top 100” - No Firm Has More "Top 100" Lawyers Awards/Honors 
September 20, 2011 Kramer Levin Lands 62 Attorneys on the 2011 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
September 13, 2013 Kramer Levin Lands 72 Attorneys on the 2013 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
June 11, 2010 Kramer Levin's Business Immigration Group Ranked in New York's Top Tier by Chambers USA 2010 Awards/Honors 
March 17, 2010 Kramer Levin's Business Immigration Group Ranked in Top Tier for U.S. Firms by Chambers Global 2010 Awards/Honors 
March 21, 2011 Kramer Levin's Business Immigration Group Ranked in Top Tier for U.S. Firms by Chambers Global 2011 Awards/Honors 
March 22, 2012 Kramer Levin's Business Immigration Group Ranked in Top Tier for U.S. Firms by Chambers Global 2012 Awards/Honors 
June 8, 2009 Legal 500 US 2009 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 7, 2010 Legal 500 US 2010 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 2, 2011 Legal 500 US 2011 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 4, 2012 Legal 500 US 2012 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 18, 2013 Legal 500 US 2013 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 26, 2014 Legal 500 US 2014 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
December 13, 2006 Ruthizer, Koestler, Schorr Recognized by International Who's Who of Business Lawyers Awards/Honors 
September 4, 2008 Ruthizer, Koestler, Schorr Selected as Among the World's Leading Corporate Immigration Lawyers Awards/Honors 
November 13, 2008 Six Kramer Levin Attorneys Selected as Leaders in their Field for Chambers Global 2009 Awards/Honors 
March 17, 2010 Six Kramer Levin Attorneys Selected as Leaders in their Field for Chambers Global 2010 Awards/Honors 
November 2, 2005 Ten Attorneys Selected to Appear in The Best Lawyers in America Awards/Honors 
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J.D., cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 1991
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Trial Advocacy, 1991
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A.B., Hamilton College, 1988
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New York, 1992
    -American Immigration Lawyers Association
    National
    -Mentor for Extraordinary Ability cases (2003-present)
    -Customs and Border Protection Liaison and Advocacy Committee (2011-2012, 2006-7, 2005-6)
    -DHS/USCIS Ombudsman Liaison Committee (2004-5, 2003-4)
    -Annual Conference Planning Committee (2002-3)
    New York Chapter
    -Chapter Chair (2003-4)
    -Vice Chair (2002-3)
    -Secretary (2001-2)
    -Treasurer (2000-1)
    -Co-Chair, Corporate Practice Committee (1999-2000)
    -Vice Chair, Department of Labor Liaison Committee (1998-9)