Managing Partner, Eversheds Sutherland


Mark Wasserman became Managing Partner in 2005 and is the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Eversheds Sutherland Limited. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Equal Justice Works and is Co-Chair of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society Capital Campaign. In 2016, Mark participated in the Women in Law Hackathon at Stanford University.

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Mark created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Mark's pledge here

Diversity at Eversheds Sutherland includes employee networks, a Scholars program for diverse law students, and “Unlocked,” a program that provides outreach and mentoring to students from underrepresented groups. The firm has also been named a top-100 firm for minority attorneys and a “Best Place to Work” for LGBT equality. 

Eversheds Sutherland was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2022. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program

Fellows nominated: 
2022: Xenia Garofalo, Raymond Ramirez; 2020: Issa J. Hanna; 2017: Meghana Shah; 2016: Lino Mendiola; 2015: Vanessa A. Scott; 2014: Jaliya S. Faulkner; 2013: Juan C. Garcia; 2012: Thomas Bundy, III

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:

 2022: Victoria Sparks; 2020: Maritza Badio; 2019: Ingrid Messebauer; 2017: Dwaune L. Dupree; 2016: Shelley Wong 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2022: Marie Witte; 2021: Julia Davidson, Jerica Banks; 2020: Daven Douglas; 2019: Kailyn Coots; 2018: Paul Kim; 2017: James Rha; 2015: Roshani H. Chokshi; 2014: Miriam Archibong; 2013: Emerson Girardeau; 2012: Nicole Escobar 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2014

Annual Meeting (2022, 2018, 2017, 2014)
Leadership Summit (2022)


Member: Mark Wasserman

Diversity Professionals: Darwin Conner, Minutha Parker, DeShayla Wright

Communications: Kevin McKearney