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Law Office of Mark A. Garfinkel, Esq.
47 Independence St.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

General Business Law 
Domestic and International

- Unique Part-Time General Counsel Services
- Serving the Legal Needs of Small Business
- Commercial Mediation

Morgan County Courthouse in Berkeley Springs, WV

United States
Capitol, Washington D.C.  
The Law Firm of Mark A. Garfinkel, Esq.
47 Independence St.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304.867.3006  Office
240.603.5673  Cell

We are a boutique business law firm that proudly serves both international and domestic clients.  Our office is located in an old Victorian in downtown Berkeley Springs, W.V., which is about an hour outside of the WDC metro area. See,

The founding partner, Mark Garfinkel is admitted to practice in the District of Colombia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virgina.  Prior to founding the firm, Mark was the General Counsel of OPIC in WDC (  Mark is an experienced international lawyer and international commercial mediator on the American Arbitration Association's roster of international commercial mediators.

Mark is an experienced business lawyer.  We provide legal services to businesses of all sizes including small businesses and companies doing business overseas. We handle all manner of commercial transactions and business disputes, and provide commercial mediation services.  Our practice includes intellectual property, contracts, and real estate law.  We also assist Federal and State employees in employment disputes and EEO matters, and provide HIPAA and HITEC compliance audits. Call Mark for a free consultation.

For our larger corporate clients we also provide project finance, international trade, reputation risk due diligence, regulatory and compliance (FCPA) services and assist companies in obtaining US government and international financial institution financing for projects overseas. To read Mark's article on how to assess and mitigate the risks associated with overseas projects, please click here.

If you are a company seeking financing, funding or political risk insurance (PRI) for overseas projects please call Mark right away for a free consultation.  There are a number of USG and non-USG developmental agencies and international financial institutions that provide commercial funding for appropriately structured overseas projects including OPIC, EXIM, IFC, TDA and IADB.  These services will be provided by the Law Office of Mark Garfinkel and/or our sister provider Towpath Group International, LLC located in the WDC metropolitan area as appropriate.  For more information on these services click here. 

Mark is also closely affiliated with a Turkish law firm that specializes in Turkish and international business law, including litigation and consulting for demanding domestic and cross border transactions.  See,
General Counsel Services

Mark is a lawyer with significant general counsel experience.  A significant part of his practice is providing part-time or fractional general counsel services to large and small companies who do not yet have the need to hire a full time in-house counsel but have the need for day-to-day general counsel services.

See our Practice Areas for more detailed information on the legal services we provide.

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