Lawyers

New Jersey
18 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 220
Florham Park, NJ 07932


New York
One Battery Park Plaza
28th Floor
New York, NY 10004


Education

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2003

B.A., History, University of Maryland, 1998

Mark A. Trokan is an experienced trial lawyer and partner in the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices.  He defends a wide variety of clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, closely held businesses, professionals, franchisors, landlords, tenants, insurance companies, and individuals, before federal and state trial and appellate courts, administrative and regulatory agencies, and alternative dispute resolution panels.  He is skilled in all phases of discovery, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial and appellate practice.  Mr. Trokan has successfully tried cases in the state courts of New Jersey and New York and is regularly admitted pro hac vice in jurisdictions throughout the country to meet the needs of clients. 
 
Mr. Trokan represents clients in the real estate and construction industries, property maintenance and cleaning industries, healthcare and consumer data industries, inland transportation and logistics industries, retailers and product manufacturers, handling a wide range of complex disputes, often involving claims arising from and related to commercial practices, errors and omissions liability, directors and officers’ liability, premises liability, breach of contract, negligence, fraud, false advertising and consumer protection statutes.  Additionally, he has conducted internal investigations for corporate clients both in anticipation of litigation and for the purpose of regulatory and governmental compliance.  Mr. Trokan approaches every case with a focus on the objectives of the client.  He develops successful litigation and settlement strategies that are not only cost effective but sensitive to the needs of his clients’ business goals.
 
Upon the completion of law school, Mr. Trokan served as a law clerk to the Hon. William R. DeLorenzo, Jr., J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, and is a former member of the Justice Morris Pashman Inn of Court.
 
Mr. Trokan is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the New Jersey State Bar Association, and Union County Bar Association.  He is also a volunteer attorney affiliated with Partners for Women and Justice in Montclair, New Jersey, an organization dedicated to providing pro bono legal services to domestic violence victims.
 

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Minnesota (inactive)
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Memberships

  • Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems (Drones)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Union County New Jersey Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Justice Morris Pashman Inn of Court (former member)

Community Involvement

  • Partners for Women and Justice in Montclair, New Jersey
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Contact

(973) 549-2543

mtrokan@grsm.com


Offices

New Jersey

New York

Education

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2003

B.A., History, University of Maryland, 1998

Mark A. Trokan

Partner

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Biography
Mark A. Trokan is an experienced trial lawyer and partner in the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices.  He defends a wide variety of clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, closely held businesses, professionals, franchisors, landlords, tenants, insurance companies, and individuals, before federal and state trial and appellate courts, administrative and regulatory agencies, and alternative dispute resolution panels.  He is skilled in all phases of discovery, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial and appellate practice.  Mr. Trokan has successfully tried cases in the state courts of New Jersey and New York and is regularly admitted pro hac vice in jurisdictions throughout the country to meet the needs of clients. 
 
Mr. Trokan represents clients in the real estate and construction industries, property maintenance and cleaning industries, healthcare and consumer data industries, inland transportation and logistics industries, retailers and product manufacturers, handling a wide range of complex disputes, often involving claims arising from and related to commercial practices, errors and omissions liability, directors and officers’ liability, premises liability, breach of contract, negligence, fraud, false advertising and consumer protection statutes.  Additionally, he has conducted internal investigations for corporate clients both in anticipation of litigation and for the purpose of regulatory and governmental compliance.  Mr. Trokan approaches every case with a focus on the objectives of the client.  He develops successful litigation and settlement strategies that are not only cost effective but sensitive to the needs of his clients’ business goals.
 
Upon the completion of law school, Mr. Trokan served as a law clerk to the Hon. William R. DeLorenzo, Jr., J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, and is a former member of the Justice Morris Pashman Inn of Court.
 
Mr. Trokan is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the New Jersey State Bar Association, and Union County Bar Association.  He is also a volunteer attorney affiliated with Partners for Women and Justice in Montclair, New Jersey, an organization dedicated to providing pro bono legal services to domestic violence victims.
 
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Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Minnesota (inactive)
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Memberships

  • Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems (Drones)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Union County New Jersey Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Justice Morris Pashman Inn of Court (former member)

Community Involvement

  • Partners for Women and Justice in Montclair, New Jersey
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