Mark J. Krudys
Mark J. Krudys, P.L.C.
919 East Main Street Suite 2020
Richmond, VA 23219

Position: Member

TEL: 804-774-7950


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Admitted: 1986, Texas; 1989, Virginia; 1991, District of Columbia

Law School: Baylor University, J.D., 1985; Georgetown University, LL.M., Securities Regulation, 1993

College: Baylor University, B.B.A., 1983

Birth Date and Place: Wilmington, Ohio, June 12, 1961

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

Additional Information: Prior to forming Mark J. Krudys, PLC, in January 1999, Mr. Krudys was a partner with a large Richmond, Virginia law firm, where his practice was concentrated on the representation of a major brokerage firm. Before entering private practice, Mr. Krudys served as a federal prosecutor (Special Assistant U.S. Attorney) in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, assigned to the Securities Fraud Unit. While assigned to that Unit, Mr. Krudys prosecuted criminal violations of the federal securities laws, including insider trading, market manipulation, money laundering, mail and wire fraud, perjury, and making false statements to a government agency. Mr. Krudys obtained convictions in cases involving a nationwide broker payoff scheme; a multi-state financial fraud involving cellular telecommunications; insider trading by principals of a publicly traded company; and embezzlement by a registered agent . Representative of the nature of the cases handled by Mr. Krudys, he also investigated the marketing and sale of certain limited partnerships by a major broker-dealer, resulting in the establishment of a $292.5 million claims fund for investors, and the payment of fines to the U.S. Treasury. From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Krudys was an attorney with the Enforcement Division of the SEC in Washington, D.C. While with the SEC, Mr. Krudys investigated and/or litigated civil violations of the federal securities laws. Mr. Krudys began his legal career as a Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps serving in Okinawa, Japan, and subsequently at Headquarters Marine Corps in Arlington, Virginia. As a prosecutor, and later, defense counsel, in the Marine Corps, Mr. Krudys tried countless courts martials and administrative hearings. Mr. Krudys currently serves on the Richmond Bar Association's Administration of Justice Committee, which facilitates a dialogue between the bench and the bar on best practices. Mr. Krudys was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, where he taught a course entitled, "Enforcement of the Federal Securities Laws." Mr. Krudys has formerly served as both Co-Chair and Chair of the Securities Arbitration Subcommittee (Corporate and Business Litigation Committee) of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. He also previously held the position of Chair of the ABA's Securities Enforcement Subcommittee (Business Law Section). Currently, Mr. Krudys serves as Vice-Chair of the Criminal Laws Committee of the ABA's Section of Business Law. In conjunction with his work for the ABA, in 2003, Mr. Krudys was appointed by then-ABA President Dennis Archer to serve on a 14-member commission. This special commission was formed to examine criticisms of mandatory minimum sentences raised by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, in his August 2003 speech to the Opening Assembly at the ABA's Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Mr. Krudys earned his Master of Laws degree (Securities Regulation) from Georgetown University Law Center, and his J.D. and B.A. from Baylor University. He is admitted to the Bar Associations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the State of Texas (inactive). Additionally, Mr. Krudys is admitted to practice in the federal court system and practices regularly before FINRA. Mr. Krudys also dedicates a portion of his practice to pro-bono representation. He has served as a court-appointed criminal defense counsel in Henrico County, Virginia, and currently accepts cases as a court-appointed defense counsel in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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