Mark Franco Rimôn Falkenfort

Mark C. Franco


Northern Virginia, USA

Mr. Franco serves or has served as outside counsel for multiple professional and trade associations, public and private foundations, religious organizations, certification and accreditation bodies, advocacy organizations, political action committees, social clubs and other non-profit, tax-exempt organizations. He has substantial experience handling matters involving accommodations, accreditation and certification standards, chapter relations, charitable solicitations, contracts, credentialing, data security, due process, employment, entity formation, exam challenges and misconduct, fundraising, governance, intellectual property, policy development including DEI, privacy, professional ethics and discipline, regulatory compliance, score validation, test administration, tax, and vendor relations.  He is an I.C.E. Certified Credentialing Professional.

Mark regularly works with all kinds and sizes of non-profit organizations with their daily business concerns. He advises on specific issues related to affinity relationships, journal publishing, professional standards, service provider agreements, corporate and exhibitor sponsorships, employment agreements, consulting and independent contractor concerns, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, membership terms and conditions, disciplinary enforcement and corporate governance documents, among other things.

  • Rimon P.C. (Partner)
  • Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP, Counsel
  • Institute for Credentialing Excellence: Certified Credentialing Professional Certificate, March 2022
  • Institute for Credentialing Excellence: Credentialing Specialist Certificate, March 2017