Mark practices civil litigation defense primarily in the areas of medical malpractice, nursing home and assisted living facilities, and complex litigation ranging from personal injury to products liability matters. He also litigates construction, trucking, retail, and other professional liability cases and has litigated in all South Carolina state courts, the Federal District of South Carolina and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mark is a certified Circuit Court Mediator.
Mark is a magna cum laude graduate of the Michigan State University College of Law and is admitted to practice in South Carolina and Michigan. Prior to his legal career, Mark served for many years in various church ministry positions and is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary.
Dallas Theological Seminary
Michigan State University College of Law
Magna Cum Laude
■ PRACTICE AREAS
Retail & Hospitality
■ FORMER/CURRENT INDUSTRY MEMBERSHIPS
Professional Liability Defense Federation, board member
HBI Global Partners, board member
Richland County Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association
Michigan Bar Associations
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
Defense Research Institute
American Bar Association
"Defending the Physical Therapist." Professional Liability Defense Quarterly. Aug. 2018.
"Eliminating Arbitration Loopholes in LTC Agreements." Professional Liability Defense Quarterly. June 2018.
“Correctional Setting Health Care: Variant Standards of Care?” Professional Liability Defense Quarterly. Mar. 2018.
"Medical Malpractice: Defending Against Hindsight Bias." Professional Liability Defense Quarterly. Dec. 2017.
"'C.A.D.' and Medical Malpractice Claims: Plaintiff's Silver Bullet or Irrelevant Noise?" Professional Liability Defense Quarterly. Aug. 2017.
■ BAR ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
United States Supreme Court