Mark Stichel is of counsel to RKW Law Group., where he focuses on civil litigation. Mark represents clients in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Mark also has represented clients in several significant pro bono matters, including his representing two death row inmates. In 2000, he received the first Pro Bono Service Award from the Judges of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and, in 1997, he received a Legal Excellence Award from the Maryland Bar Foundation. Mark teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and was President of the Library Company of the Baltimore Bar from 1992 to 2006. Mark is Chairman of the Baltimore City Sitting Judges Committee. Mark received his B.A. in 1980 from Duke University and his J.D. in 1983 from The University of Michigan Law School, where he was an editor of the Michigan Law Review and a recipient of the Henry M. Bates Scholarship Award, the law school’s highest honor. Mark clerked for Judge Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals, from 1983 to 1984.