Mark Coulson is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He defends manufacturers nationally, regionally and locally in products liability matters, including fire cases and recreational product cases. Mark also defends health care clients, concentrating on alleged birth injuries and other catastrophic injuries. He assists a variety of clients in developing systems to manage high stakes litigation on a national basis, and assists manufacturers in managing risks involving new products and markets.
Mark also counsels manufacturers and other business clients on document and data retention issues as well as e-discovery issues. He is a frequent author and lecturer on these subjects, and was a member of a joint bench-bar committee establishing a proposed protocol for e-discovery in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
Mark has authored and co-authored many successful Daubert challenges in products liability cases, including federal cases in Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan, two of which were wrongful death cases resulting in summary judgment (Booth v. Black & Decker, Inc., 166 F. Supp. 2d 215 [E.D. Pa. 2001]) and Knotts v. Black & Decker, Inc., 204 F. Supp. 2d 1029 [W.D. Ohio 2002]).
American Board of Trial Advocates (2012)
American Inns of Court Foundation: Master, J. Dudley Digges Inn of Court
Benchmark Litigation: The Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys; Listed as a Local Litigation Star for Product Liability (2013-2014)
Defense Research Institute: Products Liability Committee
International Association of Defense Counsel: Advocacy, Practice & Procedure Committee; Products Liability Committee
University of Baltimore School of Law: Adjunct Professor, Products Liability
American College of Trial Lawyers: Fellow
Best Lawyers in America®: Selected for inclusion in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation (2010-2012); Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2010-2014); Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2014); Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2014)
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Rated
Maryland Super Lawyers®: Selected for inclusion in the area of Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Defense: Products (2008-2012); Personal Injury Defense: Medical (2013-2014); Named among Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers (2012-2014)
National Law Journal: Major Defense Wins of 1995
Super Lawyers® - Corporate Counsel Edition: Listed in the area of Personal Injury Defense (September 2009)
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