Mark E. Floyd

Mark E. Floyd

Partner since 2006
Knoxville, Tennessee

Mr. Floyd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on August 10, 1959.  He is a graduate of The University of Tennessee (B.S. Business Administration, 1981) and The University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., 1985).  Mr. Floyd was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1985 and has also been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee and the United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.  He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Association for Justice, and American Association for Justice.  He has served on the Executive Committee of the Knoxville Bar Association Barristers and as a Barrister with the Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court.  Mr. Floyd taught trial practice classes at The University of Tennessee College of Law and Continuing Legal Education Courses related to trial practice from the perspective of plaintiff's counsel. 

Mr. Floyd's practice has an emphasis on jury trial litigation representing plaintiffs in damage cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice and professional negligence, defective products, and worker's compensation.  Although Mr. Floyd's practice is located in Knoxville, he frequently handles cases throughout Tennessee and has represented numerous clients from outside the State of Tennessee.  He is married to the former Sheila Wilmoth, a registered nurse.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1985

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice and Professional Negligence
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Tractor-Trailer Accidents
  • Insurance Law
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Defective Products

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1985
  • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.S. - 1981
    • Major: Business Administration


  • Teacher, Trial Practice Classes, The University of Tennessee College of Law
  • Teacher, Continuing Legal Education Courses, The University of Tennessee College of Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Knoxville Bar Association Barristers, Executive Committee
  • Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court, Barrister