Mark Gruetzmacher is a litigation associate in Kirkland’s Washington, D.C., office. His practice focuses on complex trial and appellate litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Mark has represented clients across a broad array of subject matters, including in commercial litigation, merger/shareholder disputes, class actions, mass torts, administrative law, constitutional law, and white-collar investigations. Mark also maintains an active and diverse pro bono practice.

Before joining Kirkland, Mark served as a law clerk to Judge Charles R. Wilson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018District of Columbia
  • 2017Virginia


  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia


  • University of Virginia School of LawJ.D.2017
    Articles Editor, Virginia Law Review
  • University of VirginiaB.A., Philosophy & Religious Studies2013