University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1995

Purdue University, B.A., 1988

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  • Virginia, 1996
  • District of Columbia, 1996
  • Maryland, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
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Mark Viani is a shareholder of Bean, Kinney & Korman practicing in the areas of land use, real estate, environmental, municipal and other areas of administrative law in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He provides extensive services to clients throughout the region who have encountered growth management and increasingly complex legislative and regulatory issues during all phases of the development process. In this regard, he has represented, among others, local and national retail, office, residential and mixed-use developers and builders, golf course developers, nonprofit institutions and organizations, financial institutions and hospitals.

Mark also has extensive experience in the area of local government and municipal law. He represents numerous municipal and public agency clients on a variety of legal matters in federal and state courts and administrative proceedings. He is a LEED Accredited Professional with knowledge of the law as it relates to the design, construction and operation of green buildings.

Mark participates in various community, civic, charitable, business and professional organizations and services.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mark served as an officer in the 1st Cavalry Division of the U.S. Army, in Texas and the Persian Gulf region. He was also previously a partner at the international law firm McGuire Woods LLP.

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Urban Land Institute (Leadership Institute 2011-2012)

International Conference of Shopping Centers

Maryland State Bar Association

DC Bar Association

Virginia State Bar

Virginia Water and Wastewater Authorities Association

1st Cavalry Division Association

Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (Board of Directors)

Mount Vernon Council of Community Associations

Children's Science Center

Virginia Local Government Attorneys Association (former)

Member, Transportation Committee, Economic Development Committee, The Federal City Council (former)

Greater Washington Board of Trade (former)

Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (former)

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (former)

Lee-Mount Vernon Soccer Association (former)

Gunston Soccer Association (former)

Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association (former)