Mark Zaid

Mark S. Zaid, also known as Mark Zaid, is an attorney in the United States. His legal practice is primarily focused on national security legislation, constitutional free expression rights, and government accountability. In 1998, he launched the James Madison Project, an organization dedicated to decreasing government secrecy. The Freedom of Information Act and government whistleblowers are of interest to the group. He is the co-founder of Whistleblower Aid, a non-profit law company. From 2009 until 2019, he was designated D.C. Superlawyer each year for his efforts on behalf of national security whistleblowers. In addition, he is a co-editor of Litigation Under Federal Open Government Laws.

What is Mark Zaid Net worth?

According to, Mark Zaid’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million. His remuneration has yet to be confirmed. A career as an attorney and his affiliation with many national and international government agencies are Zaid’s main sources of income. He also makes money as a Johns Hopkins University professor and the Executive Director of the James Madison Project. More information about his automobiles and home is still a mystery.

Where was Mark Zaid born?

Mark Zaid was born in the city of. Mark S. Zaid is his given name. His birthplace is the United States of America. He is an American citizen.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in 1989 from the University of Rochester. He subsequently went to Union University’s Albany Law School in Albany, New York. He was a member of the Albany Law Review’s associate editorship. In 1992, he graduated from Albany High School.

Whistleblowers’ attorney Mark Zaid. (Source:


  • He focuses on national security, federal employment, foreign sovereign and diplomatic immunity, international transactions, international torts and crimes, defamation, the First and Fifth Amendments, and the Freedom of Information/Privacy Acts (FOI/PA).
  • He is in charge of national security concerns such as security clearance revocations and denials, internal investigations, and other employment issues.
  • Former or current federal personnel, intelligence operatives, and whistleblowers are among the clients he represents.
  • In First Amendment and FOI/PA cases, he also represents members of the media and the general public.
  • He currently teaches CLE classes on FOIA and security clearances for the D.C. Bar.
  • Suing Libya for the 1988 terrorist bombing of Pan Am 103 was one of the most well-known cases he handled. The lawsuit, which was the largest of its type against a foreign government for terrorist acts, was resolved for $2.7 billion.
  • In 2004, he obtained a court-ordered injunction, essentially shutting down the Department of Defense’s forced anthrax vaccine program for two years.
  • In September 2017, he and former US State Department whistleblower John Tye co-founded Whistleblower Aid, a nonprofit law practice.
  • Clients are not charged by the organization. The group is supported by foundation grants and crowdsourced financing.
  • The organization’s initial concentration was on federal government personnel and contractors.

Who is Representing the Whistleblowers against the US President Donald Trump?

He is one of the lawyers representing the whistleblowers who filed a formal complaint against President Donald Trump of the United States.

Trump allegedly urged the Ukrainian government to probe the Bidens, according to the whistleblower. Former US Vice President Joe Biden allegedly sought the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor in order to protect his son, Hunter Biden, according to Trump. Hunter Biden sat on the board of Burisma Holdings, a large Ukrainian natural gas producer, from 2014 to 2019.

Quick Facts About Mark Zaid

Celebrated Name Mark Zaid
Age 51 Years
Nick Name Mark Zaid
Birth Name Mark S. Zaid
Birth Date NA
Gender Male
Profession Attorney
Place Of Birth United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education University of Rochester, Albany Law School