J. Mark Hart


Phone: 205-502-0133
Fax: 205-397-1308

Office: Birmingham

Areas of Practice:
Appellate Advocacy
Class Actions
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
Life, Health and Disability
Mediation And Arbitration

Admitted In:
Alabama State Bar, 1978

J.D., Cumberland School of Law, cum laude, 1978; B.S., Auburn University, 1975

Additional Information:
Civic and Professional Affiliations Publications and Speeches
Representative Cases

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J. Mark Hart

Biographical Information

Mark Hart specializes in insurance coverage claims and litigation, including preparation of opinion letters, interventions, declaratory judgment actions, and extracontractual defense. He also practices in all areas of tort and insurance suits, such as property and casualty, life and health, and professional responsibility. In addition, he represents clients in business tort cases, class actions, and other complex civil litigation. Mr. Hart maintains an active appellate practice, including appeals in the Alabama and federal appellate courts. His client base includes major insurance carriers throughout the United States.

Mr. Hart is a frequent lecturer and author on insurance law matters for various professional and industry groups, and he served from 1992-1996 as Amicus Curiae Chair of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. In 1978, he was Law Clerk to the Alabama Supreme Court. Mr. Hart is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Insurance Law and is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. He is also listed in Alabama Super Lawyers.