Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

(415) 217-6990

Mark R. Wilson is a Partner in the San Francisco office of Manning Kass. He is a member of the Strategy, Writs, and Appeals team (SWAT).

He received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Miami University (Ohio) and his Juris Doctor, with highest honors, from Golden Gate University School of Law. During law school, Mr. Wilson served as the first executive online editor of the Golden Gate University Law Review and published a comment discussing the search of cloud-stored data on mobile devices incident to arrest. He also wrote regularly for the Harvard Law & Policy Review Online.

Mr. Wilson has substantial experience in appellate litigation, having served as a panel attorney representing indigent criminal defendants before the California Court of Appeal, First District. Prior to joining Manning Kass, Mr. Wilson worked for the Supreme Court of California as a staff attorney on the Court's criminal central staff. During his two-year appointment to the Court, Mr. Wilson evaluated over 200 petitions for review in criminal matters.

Mr. Wilson also serves on the board of the American Constitution Society's Bay Area Lawyer Chapter.


  • Board Member, American Constitution Society's Bay Area Lawyer Chapter


  • California


  • United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, Juris Doctor
    • Highest Honors
    • Executive Online Editor, Golden Gate University Law Review 
  • Miami University (Ohio), Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude