Mark A. Haney

Mark A. Haney

Mark A. Haney

Practice Areas

  • Corporate / Transactional
  • Guardianships / Trusts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury / Torts

Education

  • University of Texas at Arlington, 1983
    University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 1987

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1987
  • United States District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of TexasAdmissions

Community Outreach

  • Past Board Member and President of Fort Worth Children’s Charities
  • Participant in the Tarrant County Bar Association’s Veterans Community Support Program
  • Participant in the Mentor Program with Christ’s Haven Children’s Home

Senior Attorney

Mark A. Haney is a member of Puls Haney, P.L.L.C. Mark is a Past President and Board Member of the Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the Fort Worth Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, is AV-rated by Martindale Hubble, and 10 of 10 rated by AVVO.

He has been recognized as a Top Attorney in Fort Worth in personal injury trial law since 2003 and recognized by Texas Law & Politics as a Texas “Super Lawyer” in personal injury trial law since 2003. Mark was recognized in 2015 by Texas Monthly as one of the Top 100 lawyers in Texas in personal injury trial law. Mark has tried cases to verdict throughout the State of Texas.

In addition to the numerous other trials that Mark has had, he has on two occasions obtained verdicts that qualified as the Top 100 verdicts in the United States for that year. In 2003, Mark and his law partner were the lead civil attorneys who obtained a judgment for $43,000,000.00, arising from the death of a young man at a juvenile boot camp facility (Rickey Alexander, et al. v. Correctional Services Corporation, et al., in the 236th District Court of Tarrant County, Texas).

In 2015, Mark was lead lawyer in a products liability case, resulting in a verdict of $33,800,000.00 for injuries that a man received, resulting in the loss of his leg after falling through a sky light (Steven Landers v. Wasco Products, Inc., in the 48th District Court of Tarrant County, Texas).

Mark is a member of the Texas Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

 

Representative Experience

Mark has represented clients in a variety of litigation matters throughout the State of Texas, including wrongful death, personal injury, fraud, fraudulent transfer, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, conversion, Texas Theft Liability Act, DTPA, Lanham Act, patent and trademark infringement, negligence, and gross negligence.

Mark has handled complex business matters, such as overseeing multistate litigation and investigation of a public utility, licensed phone companies as public utilities, drafted tariffs throughout the United States, and negotiated public rights of way.

From 1998-2001, Mark was in house counsel to a facilities-based telecommunications utility, where he managed the construction of municipal fiber optic networks in tier one cities throughout Europe, worked and advised on a variety of compliance and rights of way matters, negotiated engineering and construction agreements and interconnect agreements, negotiated and drafted building penetration agreements for distributing fiber, drafted and implemented retail fiber sales agreements, and worked with a multi-country sales and labor force.

While in law school, Mark worked for the National Energy Law and Policy Institute. Following law school, Mark clerked for Moody R. Tidwell, III, at the United States Claims Court, Washington, D.C., where he primarily worked on patent appeals.