Mark Tarango co-teaches Corporate In-House Clinic. His research and teaching interests are primarily in business transactions and business law. He is currently Managing Counsel at Toyota Motor Credit Corporation where he oversees all legal aspects of the company’s commercial loan and equipment lease portfolios, and also supports technology license/supplier agreements, company leases and consumer finance regulatory matters. Mr. Tarango has spent much of his in-house career focused on effectively implementing strategic initiatives across the organization.
Mr. Tarango received his B.A. with Honors from UCLA, and his J.D. from UCLA School of Law. After law school, he was an associate with Baker & Hostetler LLP, and Morrison & Foerster, LLP where he practiced real estate law, hospitality law and secured lending.
Mr. Tarango is on the Board of Advisors for the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) and he has previously served as a volunteer with the Los Angeles Team Mentoring and Public Counsel programs.