Attorneys

Mark focuses his practice on corporate bankruptcy, debtor-creditor matters, and complex commercial litigation. Professionally, Mark has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication, annually since 2007, while The Best Lawyers in America lists him among the top attorneys in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Bankruptcy Litigation. Mark has earned the designation of Master in the American Inns of Court and is rated AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. He currently serves as managing director of McGuire, Craddock & Strother and heads the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy practice group.

Representative Experience

Mark represents clients in all capacities in bankruptcy proceedings in Texas and throughout the country. His practice includes representation of debtors, official committees, trustees, and other parties-in-interest in major corporate bankruptcy and restructuring litigation. Mark also frequently represents clients in director and officer litigation, avoidance actions, and other complex commercial litigation.

 

Education

  • J.D., Louisiana State University, 1988; Member, Louisiana Law Review; Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi
  • B.A., Louisiana State University, 1984

Court Admissions

Admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas; and the U.S. 5th and 10th Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas,  1989-present
    • Bankruptcy Section
    • Business Litigation Section
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, 1988-present
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court, master
  • Dallas Bar Association, master
    • Bankruptcy Section
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Honors and Distinctions

  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, published in Texas Monthly, 2007 – 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation.
  • AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Leaders Top Rated Lawyers, ALM and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2014

Community Activities

  • Board of Trustees, LSU Law School

Speaking and Writing

  • Frequent author and speaker on bankruptcy-related topics