Mark is a civil defense litigator and trial attorney with more than 35 years of experience representing clients in both state and federal courts in Texas. He focuses his practice on defending businesses and individual business owners in professional liability claims, as well as business, commercial and contract disputes. Mark also handles matters involving trucking and transportation, premises liability and personal injury, wrongful death and survival actions. He also has experience representing clients in dram shop claims.
Prior to joining Litchfield Cavo LLP, Mark’s representative clients included multi-national corporations, trucking and logistics companies, and swimming pool construction and repair companies, at which time he handled construction defect and architect/engineer liability claims. He also handled matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary obligations, breach of warranty, deceptive trade practices and fraud. Mark also has defended clients against disparagement, misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference and collections claims. He has additional experience handling cases concerning civil assault, battery and false imprisonment, as well as intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation, malicious prosecution, invasion of privacy and conversion.
Mark is regularly appointed by civil district and county courts as an attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem and receiver. He also is a certified mediator and has successfully mediated more than 200 cases involving all aspects of civil litigation. In addition to his legal practice, Mark is an adjunct professor for Alvin Community College’s paralegal program. For more than nine years, he has taught courses titled Civil Litigation and Torts & Personal Injury, and courses such as Trusts and Estates, Criminal Law and Family Law.