Mark T. Houston

Mark T. Houston

Associate

Mark T. Houston

450 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205

Telephone: (518) 452-1800
Direct Dial: (518) 608-8530
Fax: (518) 452-6435
Email: mark.houston@townelaw.com

Mark T. Houston is an associate attorney of the Firm focusing his practice on civil litigation concentrating on municipal, public housing, and personal injury law.  He regularly works with municipal entities defending cases with regards to premise liability matters.  In addition to his civil litigation practice, Mr. Houston also practices in the areas of landlord-tenant, estates and probates, and real estate law.

Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Houston worked for several years at the University at Buffalo Archaeological Survey as a project director providing cultural resource management services to a diverse range of clients.  In his tenure at UB, Mr. Houston guided clients through the regulatory schemes relating to Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Section 1409 of the New York State Historic Preservation Act, State Environmental Quality Review Act as well as making determinations about the eligibility of archaeological site for the National and New York State Registries.  Mr. Houston also worked on cemetery documentation and relocation projects for municipal clients.   In addition, Mr. Houston was a research assistant at the Holland Lithic Laboratory while it was still housed in the Buffalo Museum of Science prior to its relocation to the Smithsonian Institute.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2016

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 2014
    • Vice President, Pro Bono Society
    • Co-Editor-in-Chief, New York State Bar Association, The New York Environmental Lawyer
  • University at Buffalo, B.A., 2005

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, Albany County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section
    • General Practice Section
    • Business Law Section
    • Trusts and Estates Law Section
    • Environmental Law Section Committee on Land Use & Historic Preservation, Parks & Recreation & Transportation & Infrastructure