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Mark A. Tate


Savannah, Georgia’s nationally acclaimed trial lawyer, Mark Tate, has over 30 years of experience in the field of civil litigation. Mark began his career as a defense attorney. But his true passion quickly compelled him to represent individuals instead of large organizations. Mark’s record of multi-million dollar victories for his clients distinguishes him as a true advocate.

Admitted To Practice


  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell® The highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards, awarded in 1999 after only 7years in practice.
  • Recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, In the state of Georgia, by The American Trial Lawyers Association, 2008-2010
  • Elected to Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2003
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America, Fellow by Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2004
  • Most Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer of the Year by American Association for Justice, 2002
  • Wiedemann Wysocki Citation of Excellence by American Association for Justice, 1997-1999
  • Four time recipient of Weidemann Wysocki Citation of Excellence
  • Recipient of the F. Scott Baldwin Award for Most Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, member 1992-present
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Regional Vice-President)
    • Chair, New Lawyers Division (1996-1997)
    • Chair, Membership Committee (1998-1999)
    • Co-Chair, Fall Workshop Committee (1998-2002)
  • Savannah Trial Lawyers Association
    • President, 2000-2001
    • President-Elect , 1999-2000
    • Vice President, 1998-1999
    • Secretary/Treasurer, 1997-1998
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, president, 2000-2001
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member, Leaders Forum Member
    • New Lawyers Division – Chair, 1999-2000
    • Board of Governors, 2000-2002)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Top 100 Lawyers, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • National College of Advocacy – Board of Governors, 2000-2003
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Melvin M. Belli Society (Outstanding Supporting Member)
  • Supporting Fellow of the Roscoe Pound Foundation


  • University of Georgia, School of Law, JD 1992
    • Phi Alpha Delta, Editorial Board, 1990-1991
    • Managing Board, 1991-1992
    • International Law Research Assistant to Professor Thomas Schoenbaum
  • Mercer University, BA Economics, 1988
  • Furman University


  • Presentations:  Georgia Trial Lawyers Association:
    • “Presenting and Preparing Your Expert Witness: Depositions and Trial”
    • “Case Resolution Through Mediation”
    • “Media Relations and Lawyers”
    • “Lawyer Advertising and Marketing”
  • Presentations:  Southern Trial Lawyers Association:
    • “Legal Malpractice”
    • “Mass Torts”
    • “Avoiding the Workers Compensation Bar”
  •  Presentations:  Lorman Education Services
    • “Fundamentals of Brain Trauma In Georgia”
    • “Expert Witnesses in Birth Trauma Cases”
    • “Legal Malpractice”


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