Mark E. Floyd

Knoxville, TN

(865) 522-4191


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Mark Floyd 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 Trial Lawyers Association, 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, professional negligence, and defective products. 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.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice and Professional Negligence
Automobile Accidents
Tractor-Trailer Accidents
Insurance Law
Defective Products


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

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


Voted one of “Knoxville’s Top Attorneys” in a survey of Lawyers and Judges. City View Magazine

2022 Awards with City View Magazine -Medical Malpractice -Plaintiff -Nursing home Liability -Plaintiff -Product Liability -Plaintiff -Professional Malpractice -Plaintiff -Wrongful Death -Plaintiff


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

Representative Cases

Fox v. Food Lion, Inc., 2000 WL 1424805, 2000, Tenn.Ct.App.
Sanders v. CNA Ins. Co., 1994 WL 258518, 1994, Tenn.
Pike by Hancock v. Shadden, 845 F.Supp. 528, 1994, E.D. Tenn
Seiber v. Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, 1999 WL 178627, 1999, Tenn. Workers’ Comp. Panel
Donna Winstead, et al. v. Claiborne County Hospital and Nursing Home, 2001 WL 293005, 2001, Tenn.Ct.App.
Beam v. United Services Auto Ass’n., 1998 WL 823134, 1998, Tenn.Ct.App.
Smith v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., 1993 WL 835047, 1993, Tenn.

Professional Associations

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

Current Employment Positions

Partner, 2006