Mark Niemeyer was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Mark graduated from the University of Missouri in 1989 and from Northwestern University School of Law in 1992. Mark is one of the founding partners of NGK Law.
Mark served as the Court-appointed Co-Lead counsel over the Yaz/Yasmin Multi-District Litigation pending in the US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Recently, Mark also served as Co-Liaison counsel over the Pradaxa Multi-District Litigation. Mark currently serves on the Court-appointed Settlement Committee for the Taxotere MDL centralized in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Mark was one of the principles responsible for the organization of the St. Louis multi-plaintiff docketing system and is also presently coordinating counsel for many of the mass tort dockets in St. Louis, including Roundup, TRT, Risperdal, Lipitor, and some of the SSRIs.
Prior to focusing on complex personal injury litigation in 2006, Mark spent a significant portion of his career with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois and as an Assistant Circuit Attorney in St. Louis City where he prosecuted violent crimes and complex conspiracy cases.
During law school at Northwestern University, Mark won the Mock Trial National Championship and was recognized as the Best Oral Advocate in the United States.