Mark H. Allenbaugh, Of Counsel to the firm, is a nationally recognized expert on federal sentencing, law, policy and practice.  He has served as co-chair of the Sentencing Committee for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; chair of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Task Force for the D.C. Chapter of the Federal Bar Association; and as a member of the ABA’s Corrections and Sentencing Committee.  He is also a member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s Practitioner’s Advisory Group.

Prior to entering private practice, he served as a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Sentencing Commission.  Mr. Allenbaugh has published numerous articles on sentencing policy and criminal justice, which have been cited over 100 times in the top U.S. law journals, and over a dozen times in published federal district and appellate opinions including At a “Loss” for Justice: Federal Sentencing for Economic Offices, 25 Crim. Justice 22 (Winter 2011), “Drawn from Nowhere”: A Review of the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s White-Collar Sentencing Guidelines and Loss Data, 26 Fed. Sent. R. 19 (2013), Federal Sentencing Tips, 37 Champion 40 (2013), Trends and Practice Tips for Representing Child Pornography Offenders at Sentencing, 27 Crim. Justice 29 (2012).  He is a co-editor of Sentencing, Sanctions, and Corrections: Federal and State Law, Policy, and Practice, 2nd ed., Foundation Press, (2002).

Mr. Allenbaugh is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court and numerous federal and state courts throughout the United States.