Mark Sullivan is a partner in Klein Glasser Park Lowe & Pelstring P.L.’s professional liability division. His practice focuses on the defense of professional liability claims in state and federal courts, with an emphasis on claims involving legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, defamation, bar grievances and other claims brought against lawyers by former clients and/or opponents. Mr. Sullivan’s experience at the firm also includes representation of attorneys in fee disputes, and the defense of other professionals, including accountants and actuaries, as well as the defense of complex civil claims, and general liability claims, including products liability, and appeals in state and federal courts. His professional experience prior to joining Klein Glasser Park Lowe & Pelstring included defense of automobile negligence claims, with trial participation and one first chair jury trial. Mr. Sullivan earned his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law, and his B.A. in English Literature with minor in Russian Language from the University of Tennessee. While in law school he was an associate editor and notes editor for The Review of Litigation, and was awarded the Dean’s Achievement Award in Mass Media Law.
Mark was also deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from February to December of 2002 while a reservist in the United States Marine Corps, where he also distinguished himself by graduating first in his class of approximately 200 Marines at the Marine Corps School of Infantry in 1999.Practice Areas
Defense of Bar Grievances
Defamation and other Speech-related causes of action
Texas Bar, 2006 (inactive)
Florida Bar, 2008
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2009
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010Education
B.A. English Literature, minor: Russian Language, University of Tennessee, 2001.
J.D., with honors, University of Texas School of Law, 2006.Distinctions
Achievement Award, Mass Media Law, Spring 2004.
Company Honor Graduate, USMC School of Infantry,
1999.Noteworthy cases Judge Rules Against Transvestite “Howard Stern” Guest
; Daily Business Review July 26, 2012Hotel not liable for injury to guest trying to fix toilet
; Daily Business Review August 30, 2012Reported decisions Newman v. Ormond
, 456 Fed. Appx. 866 (11th Cir. 2012)Newman v. Ormond
, 396 Fed. Appx. 636 (11th Cir. 2010)Newman v. Ormond, 396 Fed. Appx. 636 (11th Cir. 2010) Miami Office
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