The webmaster for this site is J. Mark Poerio, Esq. in his personal capacity.  You may contact Mark by email or through this contact page by which you may present a question or request.   

Here is more information about Mark: 

Mark Poerio is a partner in Wagner Law Group. See CNBC Announcement.  For more than 30 years, Mark has been in private practice with a focus on executive compensation, employee benefit, and fiduciary matters, especially from a business, governance, tax, securities, and litigation perspective. Mark is Chambers-rated, currently President of the ABA's prestigious American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC), and serves on the executive board of the American Benefits Council.  In its 2015 report, Chambers reported that Mark is “at the top of his game.”

Since 2007, Mark has taught courses at Georgetown Law – with one course focused on executive compensation, business, and governance, another on ESOPs, and another on the intersection of benefit plans and employment-related agreements with restrictive covenants such as non-competes. Associated with these, he maintains www.executiveloyalty.org.



  • American Benefits Council – Executive Board Member (2015-2018)
  • American College of Employee Benefit Counsel – Board Member and President (formerly Vice-President and Treasurer).
  • Georgetown Law School -- Adjunct Professor (2007-present)
  • Maryland Association of Social Service Boards -- Past Vice-Chair and Head of Legislative Committee; Pro bono Counsel for federal tax matters since 2004.
  • MASSB Foundation -- Founder and Trustee (raising over $1 million for social services involving child protection and family preservation).​


  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 1984 (cum laude)
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1980 (cum laude)