Mark Chalos
Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann, Bernstein
150 4th Ave. N., Suite 1650
Nashville, TN 37219
Work Phone: (615)313-9000
Fax Phone: (615)313-9965
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A partner in our Nashville office, Mark represents individuals who have suffered catastrophicpersonal injuries and families whose loved ones died due to the negligence or misconduct of another. Mark has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for families who have been harmed by the wrongful conduct of others.

Through jury trials, he has held wrong-doers accountable, including representing 32 school children who were videotaped undressing in their school locker room ($1.28 million jury verdict) and a young woman who suffered a severe brain injury in a car wreck (nearly $4 million jury verdict). Mark also obtained an $8 million arbitration award on behalf of a business client.

Mark has been appointed to leadership roles in a numerous complex civil proceedings, including: Co-Lead MDL Counsel In re Whirlpool Front Loading Washer Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2001 (N.D. Ohio); Plaintiffs Steering Committee, Federal/State Litigation Liaison, in In re New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc. Products Liability Litigation (fungal meningitis/infections), MDL 2419 (D. Mass); Plaintiffs Steering Committee and Co-Chair Plaintiffs Expert Committee inIn re Navistar Diesel Engine Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2223 (N.D. Ill); and Plaintiffs Steering Committee in In re Ford Switch Fire Litigation, Texas state MDL, Travis County, Texas, Cause No. D-1-GN-08-000901. He also represents clients in many centralized litigations across the country.

An active member of the legal community, Mark has served on the Tennessee Association for Justice Board of Directors, Tennessee Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee (Co-Chair), Nashville Bar Association YLD Board of Directors, and the Editorial Board of theNashville Bar Journal.

In 2012, Mark co-authored a book, Litigating International Torts In United States Courts(Thomson Reuters West, 2013 ed.), a practical resource for legal practitioners and judges. Mark has also published a number of articles in journals, including articles in the national publicationsTRIAL Magazine and The Trial Lawyer on holding foreign companies accountable for injuries they cause in the U.S.

Mark is a frequent speaker at legal seminars nationwide on a variety of civil litigation topics. He has also been cited by top-tier media outlets including The New York Times, Associated Press, CNN, Fox News, CBS This Morning, and MSNBC.

Mark has been named among The Best Lawyers in America, "Mid-South Super Lawyers," "Nashville's Best Lawyers," and Nashville Business Journal's "Best of the Bar."

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2015 - 2016
Legal Education: Emory School of Law
Year Licensed: 1998
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1998
Section Membership(s): Leadership Law Alumni, Litigation Section, Leadership Law Class of 2007, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Product Liability Law, Tort & Personal Injury