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Marko J. Mrkonich

Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.

Meeting of 10-13-16 Public Meeting on Big Data in the Workplace

Marko J. Mrkonich is a Shareholder at Littler Mendelson P.C, where he focuses his practice on representing management in labor and employment matters. For the past five years, he has paid particular attention to developments in the use of Big Data in employment practices, and he is currently one of the leaders of Littler's Big Data initiative and its efforts to help develop policies around the use of Big Data. Marko is co-author, along with his colleague Dr. Allan King, of "Big Data" and the Risk of Employment Discrimination, 68 Okla. L. Rev. No. 3 at 555 (Spring 2016) and a primary co-author of the Littler Report on Big Data, The Big Move Toward Big Data in Employment (August 2015). Marko represents clients in all aspects of employment and labor law and throughout many industries, including in federal and state jury and bench trials, in appellate courts, and in administrative hearings. Marko regularly speaks on a wide variety of employment topics to legal, human resource, and other business audiences. Previously Littler's president and managing director between 2005-2012, Marko was also the founding member of the firm's Minneapolis office. Before joining Littler, Marko served as chairperson of the labor and employment practice of another firm, where he practiced for 17 years. After graduation from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, both with honors, he began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Miles W. Lord, United States District Court Judge for the District of Minnesota.