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Mark Savit

Mark  Savit

Adjunct Professor

Community, Environment & Policy Department

950 17th St.
Campus PO Box:
Suite 2600
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 892-0404


Mark Savit is a Shareholder in the Denver, Colorado office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Savit counsels clients in government investigations, and on regulatory matters, to help limit civil liabilities, prevent criminal prosecutions, and promote sound health, safety and environmental policies. Mr. Savit has expertise in health and safety law, industrial disaster response and environmental law and related litigation and legislative services. Mr. Savit began his career at the Department of the Interior where he headed the special investigation unit of the Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration.

Mr. Savit received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California in 1970 and earned his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1976.

Mr. Savit is a member of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia and the American Bar Association’s Natural Resources Law Section, Labor and Employment Section and Marine Resources Committee. He is also a former Member of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Emergency Economic Controls.

Mr. Savit is admitted to practice in Colorado and the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd, 5th, 9th and District of Columbia Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court.

In 2008, Mr. Savit received the Daniel C. Jackling Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration for his efforts in educating the mining profession on liability reduction strategies. In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Savit received the H.L. Boling Award and the Highest Degree of Safety, North America, awards from the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals for his work in the field of mine safety.

Research Synopsis

The University of Arizona