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Mark R. Schlegel


Mark joined Mackenzie Hughes in 2001 as an associate attorney in the litigation department and was elected to the partnership in 2008. Mark is also a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  His practice focuses on civil litigation, including commercial disputes, commercial and residential evictions, and the defense of personal injury, products liability, and mass tort cases, in both state and federal court at the trial and appellate court levels.  When Mark has time to spare, he spends his time reading about military history and astronomy, attending concerts and sporting events, and spending time with his wife and young sons.


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Central New York Jazz Arts Foundation, Chairman of the Governance Committee
  • Volunteer Arbitrator, Syracuse City Court
  • Syracuse University of Law, Cum Laude, Juris Doctorate
  • Cornell University, A.B. in Government with concentration in Science & Technology Studies
  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Oneida Indian Nation Courts


So You Are Being Deposed…

Hopefully you never find yourself a party to a civil lawsuit, be it as a defendant or as a plaintiff, as such matters can be stressful, time-consuming and costly. There are of course occasions where lawsuits are unavoidable such as when you served with a summons and named as a defendant. On the other side…

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