Marc Fleischaker is chairman emeritus of Arent Fox. He maintains an active legal practice in a number of areas, including trade association representation, environmental law, antitrust law, litigation, and civil rights law. Marc serves as counsel to national trade and professional associations and foundations in the fields of automotive parts, grain handling and export, higher education, credit counseling, and domestically produced athletic and waterproof plastic and rubber footwear. Marc joined Arent Fox in 1971.
He became a partner in 1978, was a member of the firm’s executive committee from 1983-2010, and served as Chairman from 1997-2010. Marc has chaired the Appleseed Foundation, the National Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. He has also participated in many other nonprofit activities, including serving on the board of directors for groups such as the Council for Court Excellence and the DC Bar Foundation. He organized and runs a group of 11 law firms dedicated to encouraging pro bono activities among senior lawyers (Senior Attorney Initiative for Legal Services, or SAILS).