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MARK D. JOHNSON
SAUNDERS, WALSH & BEARD
Craig Ranch Professional Plaza
6850 TPC Drive
Suite 210
McKinney, TX 75070
Office: (214) 919–3555
E-mail: mark.johnson@saunderswalsh.com
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Mark D. Johnson has over 26 years of experience representing individuals and businesses, with a practice focusing on business litigation and liability insurance coverage. Mr. Johnson has extensive experience with liability insurance claims and enjoys analyzing coverage issues under numerous types of insurance, including commercial general liability, business/personal auto and life. After spending many years representing insurance companies, Mr. Johnson now focuses his practice on representing policy holders in disputes with their insurers and insurers for their contractors and subcontractors. He has participated in dozens of trials and appeals throughout Texas and before Texas’s 14 intermediate appellate courts, the Texas Supreme Court, and U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

Insurance Coverage

  • Coverage Analysis
  • Reservation of Rights Letters
  • Duty to Defend and Indemnify
  • Stowers

Insurance Litigation

  • Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Insurance “Bad Faith”
  • Insurance Code/DTPA Claims

Appeals

  • State and Federal Court Appeals
  • Original Proceedings (Including Mandamus)
  • Amicus Briefs

Education and Licenses

  • 1984 – University of Texas (B.A. History/Political Science), with honors, Dean’s List
  • 1988 – Tulane University School of Law, with honors, law review
  • 1988 – State Bar of Texas (licensed in all Texas State and Federal Courts, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the District of Colorado)

Honors

  • Blue Key Honor Society
  • Tulane University Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
  • Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), multiple years

Hobbies and Interests

  • Motorcycling
  • National and international travel (27 countries, 48 states)
  • Director of Good Samaritans of Garland (food bank)