R. Mark Glover - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

R. Mark Glover

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 901-577-2222

R. Mark Glover, managing shareholder of the Firm's Memphis office, concentrates his practice in general commercial litigation, class action, securities and complex litigation of a commercial nature, as well as employment litigation. Mr. Glover is the former chair of the Firm's litigation section, and he regularly defends clients in civil proceedings in both state and federal courts. His practice frequently involves the representation of publicly traded companies in complex litigation and class actions. He has also advised companies on internal control and internal corporate investigation matters. He has appeared on the panel of several seminars, including presentations sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division, the National Business Institute and the Tennessee Bar Association. He has also made numerous presentations and lectures on complex litigation management, employment and human resources issues as well as internal corporate investigations and retail loss and liability prevention.

Ouachita Baptist UniversityBA 1976Duke University School of LawJ.D. 1979
Alumni Advisory Counsel, Duke University TBA Subcommittee on Title Insurance Law Board of Deacons Evergreen Presbyterian Church Memphis Orchestral Society, Executive Committee and Legal Counsel University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Leo Bearman Sr. American Inns of Court Memphis Bar Foundation American (past Vice Chairman, Standing Committee on Title Insurance), Tennessee and Memphis Bar Associations; Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Sections

Case History

Recent Representative Transactions
  • Counsel to both publicly traded companies and privately owned companies in internal corporate investigations and "whistleblower" situations.
  • Defended financial institution in federal jury trial against allegations of fraud, resulting in judgment in favor of client.
  • Successfully represented financial institution in suit brought by Department of Justice relating to federal student loan program.
  • Currently representing major financial institution in class action litigation involving claims relating to overdraft fees on debit card transactions.
  • Successfully represented national bank in shareholder derivative action against bank and investors and officers alleging mismanagement, fraud and breach of duties.
  • Defended interstate trucking operation in class action relating to training and licensing of nation-wide class of drivers.
  • Defended national bank in ERISA class action.
  • Participated in negotiation and settlement of class action employment case.
  • Defended life insurance company in nationwide class action brought by agents.
  • Defended national bank in private credit card financing class action.
  • Defended numerous class actions and complex litigation matters.

Office Location

First Tennessee Building, Suite 2000
165 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Trusts and Estates of the Memphis Metro Area
R. Mark Glover has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Banking, Complex Litigation)
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Litigation - Securities
Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants