Mark D. Spinner

  • Special Counsel
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Mark joined Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP in 2022 as Special Counsel. His practice is concentrated in the areas of Public, Municipal, & Education Law and Labor & Employment Law. Mark represents both private businesses and public entities such as municipalities, school districts, and fire districts on a wide range of legal issues, including labor and employment matters. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mark was engaged in private practice focused on Creditors’ Rights, Health, and Insurance Law, representing primarily medical providers including not-for-profit health systems and hospitals. He has extensive civil litigation, as well as state and federal regulatory compliance experience.

Practice Areas:

  • Public, Municipal, & Education Law
  • Labor & Employment Law


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Allegheny College
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Honors: Alden Scholar
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member)
  • Broome County Bar Association (Member)
  • Board of Directors of the Broome County Bar Association and Broome County Bar Foundation (Treasurer, 2015 – 2018)

Classes and Seminars

  • New York Civil Procedure, Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy, State and Federal Consumer Law and Regulation (Presenter, Broome County Bar Association CLE)