Slack & Davis L.L.P, with offices in Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth, and a national practice handling personal injury and wrongful death cases, has announced that Mark D. Pierce has been named a partner. Mr. Pierce is a highly regarded trial lawyer who has obtained a number of significant verdicts since joining Slack & Davis in 2008. He has had three Top 10 Texas verdicts in 2011 and 2012.
“Mark has distinguished himself and brings great credit to the firm with exceptional work and a history of substantial verdicts,” said Michael L. Slack, Managing Partner of Slack & Davis. “We are more than pleased to be announcing this news and adding him to our team of partners.”
Mr. Pierce has established himself as an outstanding advocate in major personal injury and wrongful death cases, with experience representing consumers and victims of deceptive business practices at the trial and appellate level. Similarly, he has an in-depth understanding of aviation issues representing victims of airplane and helicopter crashes. Mr. Pierce is an FAA-certified commercial pilot and flight instructor with a wealth of experience in aviation-related legal matters.
Mr. Pierce stated, “It is with great excitement that I step into my new role as partner, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s ongoing success.”
Mr. Pierce currently serves as treasurer of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association and board member of the Texas Aviation Association. He also is vice chairman of the Aviation Law Section of the American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America). In addition, he is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA), for which he has served on the board of directors; Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association; Austin Bar Association and El Paso Bar Association.
Besides aviation matters, Mr. Pierce handles a variety of major personal injury and death cases involving unsafe products, construction site and workplace disasters, automobile and truck wrecks.
Mr. Pierce graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1979.