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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 has honored him annually since 2010 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.

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.

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

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.

  • 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
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, published in Texas Monthly, 2007 – 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation, 2010 – 2024
  • Rated AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Leaders/Top Rated Lawyers, ALM and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2014 and 2020

Board of Trustees, LSU Law School

Frequent author and speaker on bankruptcy-related topics