Mark A. Gulbranson, Esquire
Mark A. Gulbranson, Jr., an attorney with Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, has been practicing law for nine years. Prior to joining Attorneys Hartman, Mark was a corporate associate in the gaming practice group of Fox Rothschild, where he represented clients in a range of corporate, regulatory, and real estate matters. Mark served as a judicial clerk for Justice Lee Solomon of the New Jersey Supreme Court, and for Judge George Leone, J.A.D., of the New Jersey Appellate Division. In his capacity as a judicial clerk, Mark prepared bench memoranda, drafted and edited opinions, and assisted in preparation for certification conferences and oral arguments. Mark also served as a judicial intern for Chief Judge Theodore McKee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and for Judge Leone in the New Jersey Superior Court, Family Part.
Prior to law school, Mark worked for nearly ten years in the title insurance industry on a wide range of local and national commercial real estate transactions and related financing matters.
Mark attended Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, where he graduated with high honors. While in law school, Mark served as a law clerk for Attorneys Hartman, preparing pre-trial briefs in a wide range of civil and criminal matters. Mark also represented clients as a member of the Rutgers Domestic Violence Clinic, where he co-chaired four bench trials. As a member of the Domestic Violence Clinic, Mark co-authored an amicus brief in support of the right to counsel in domestic violence matters, which was submitted to the New Jersey Supreme Court and for which Mark and his co-authors received the Blaine E. Capehart Award for Excellence in Legal Writing. Mark also competed in the Hunter Moot Court competition, served as a member of the Hunter Moot Court Board, and volunteered his time in the Rutgers Pro Bono Bankruptcy Program, where he assisted debtors in filing petitions under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. Mark currently serves as a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Camden and Gloucester Counties, District IV.
Mark’s areas of practice include real estate transactions and related litigation, small business counseling and regulatory compliance, domestic violence matters, appellate advocacy, municipal court defense, employment law, discrimination and whistleblower cases, unemployment compensation appeals, employment contract review and negotiations, and defense in police disciplinary matters. Mark handles cases in the New Jersey Superior Court – Law and Appellate Divisions, the New Jersey Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Office of Administrative Law, the New Jersey Department of Labor, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and various municipal courts throughout New Jersey.
Mark is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.