Mark W. Bakker - Wyche, P.A.

Mark W. Bakker

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 864-242-8299

Mark Bakker's practice focuses on commercial litigation with an emphasis in employment law.  He has litigated cases in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels. In addition to litigation, Mark also provides proactive employment advice and counseling to entrepreneurs, start-up companies, and to human resource personnel and management. Mark also has a well established mediation and alternative dispute resolution practice and is certified to mediate in the South Carolina state and federal courts.

Furman UniversityBA 1991University of North CarolinaJ.D. 1995
Greenville County Workforce Investment BoardUpstate Community Mediation CenterSouth Carolina Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationFederalist SocietyDefense Research InstituteLex Mundi Institute Foundation Management Leadership Greenville

Case History

Examples of the legal services Mark provides include:
  • Litigating discrimination and wage-and-hour lawsuits.
  • Handling EEOC and other agency charges and claims.
  • Litigating restrictive covenants and other employee raiding and recruitment cases.
  • Bringing and defending ERISA benefit and other insurance-related claims.
  • Counseling on terminations, discipline, WARN Act, and layoffs.
  • Drafting employment and executive contracts.
  • Reviewing employee handbooks and other employment policies.
  • Designing dispute resolution systems for employee-employer disputes.
  • Presenting in-house seminars for employment clients and employment-related CLEs.
Mediation Experience — Mediated over 500 cases with a settlement rate well over 90%

Office Location

44 East Camperdown Way
P.O. Box 728
Greenville, SC 29602-0728
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment