Party affiliation: Democrat
Mark Laurence Whitaker, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1990, District of Columbia 1992, United States District Court Maryland 1995. Martin Luther King, Jr Academy grantee Northeastern University, 1977-1978. Member American Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, National Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar (district court digest committee since 1994).
- Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1983, advanced through grades to lieutenant, surface warfare officer, navigator Norfolk, Virginia, 1983-1987. Attorney, chief prosecutor, chief defense counsel Navy Judge Advisory General' General’ s Office, Charleston, South Carolina, 1990-1993, assistant division director Alexandria, Virginia, 1993-1994. Resigned, 1994; associate Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge, Washington, since 1994.