910 17th Street, N.W.
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006

Ph: 202-833-1900
Fax: 202-315-3677
email:
mark@pestronk.com



Mark has 39 years' experience in representing travel agencies and other travel
companies in travel-industry matters. He is one of the few attorneys in the world
whose practice is solely devoted to travel-industry concerns.

The weekly "
Legal Briefs" columnist for Travel Weekly and the author of numerous
trade-press articles on such topics as trade contracts and liability, he is a popular
speaker at industry-related meetings and conferences and has given seminars or
speeches for ASTA, American Express, Radius, Hickory, Travel Leaders, GBTA, and
Uniglobe.

A native of New York City, Mark holds a bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins
University in international relations, a master's degree from Johns Hopkins School of
Advanced International Studies, and a law degree from Georgetown University.

Mark is a member of the Virginia Sate Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.

Mark is also one of the top all-time money winners on the TV game show
"Jeopardy!".
                          Biography of Mark Pestronk