Stevenson & Murray
In 2005 Mark joined John Stevenson, bringing to the firm his exceptional record of success and expertise in complex personal injury litigation and plaintiffs’ rights.
Born in Colorado and raised in North Houston, Mark graduated from Baylor University where he excelled in national debate competitions and honed his leadership skills as president of his fraternity. He brought that same level of focus to the South Texas College of Law Houston, further developing his exceptional advocacy skills and earning selection to the prestigious Order of the Barristers. Upon graduation from law school, Mark began his career at Turner, Hendryx and Gasgoyne, litigating cases for defendants in wrongful death and product liability cases before moving to the firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Matthews & Friend to litigate for injured victims.
Mark has practiced law ever since to protect the rights of victims of negligence and wrongdoing, achieving a list of accomplishments and legal achievements few litigators attain. Texas Monthly has named him a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2003, placing Mark in the top 5% of personal injury attorneys in the state (he is currently listed in the Texas Super Lawyers Top Lawyers and the Houston Region Top 100). In 2011 Mark achieved the No. 1 Texas jury verdict for a workplace safety claim, which was affirmed on appeal by the Texas Court of Appeals and was subsequently inducted into the Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame in 2013. He is a certified member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, placing him among the top 1% of U.S. trial attorneys. He was most recently named a Top 10 Attorney, Personal Injury by the National Academy of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Admiralty and Maritime Law||Admiralty Law, Boat Manufacturing Liability, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Charter Parties, Charter Party Arbitration, Cruise Ship Injuries, Diving and Offshore Injuries, Inland Marine Insurance, Inland Marine Law, International Maritime Law, Jones Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, Marine Cargo, Marine Environmental Law, Marine Insurance, Marine Insurance Defense, Marine Insurance Salvage, Marine Law, Marine Liability, Marine Oil Spills, Marine Pollution, Marine Salvage Rights, Marine Subrogation, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Administrative Law, Maritime Arbitration, Maritime Commercial Law, Maritime Contracts, Maritime Criminal Law, Maritime Finance, Maritime Law, Maritime Liens, Maritime Negligence, Maritime Personal Injury, Maritime Products Liability, Maritime Property Damage, Maritime Regulation, Recreational Boating Law, Seamens Claims, Ship Documentation, Ship Finance, Ship Foreclosure, Ship Registration, Ship Sales and Mortgages, Shipbuilding and Repair, Shipping, Shipping Regulation, Shipyard Litigation|
|Personal Injury||Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death|
Senior Partner | Stevenson & Murray
2005 - 2019
Law Degree | South Texas College of Law
1987 - 1990
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Houston, Texas, Harris County
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