Mark H. Tyson

Firm: Burr & Forman LLP
Location: Jackson - MS

  • The Pinnacle at Jackson Place
    190 E Capitol Street Suite M-100
    Jackson, MS 39201
  • Tel : (601) 709-3410
  • Fax : (601) 355-5150

Mark is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice group where he focuses his practice on defending claims under the Truth-in-Lending Act, the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Civil Rights Act, and state law. Mark is known for tailoring litigation strategies to best suit the needs and objectives of clients.

Mark represents consumer finance companies, credit card issuers, national and state banks, and other consumer financial services providers in federal and state civil litigation as well as regulatory matters throughout the Southeast. He also represents lenders and other financial services providers in unfair and deceptive trade practices claims by federal and state regulators, in addition to advising clients on the latest state and federal court laws in the areas of mortgage servicing, credit cards, auto finance, retail consumer loans, and debt collection. Additionally, Mark represents creditors in bankruptcy and adversary proceedings.

Mark has successfully enforced arbitration agreements in well over 1,000 matters and has handled hundreds of appeals in the Fifth Circuit, Sixth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit, and the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Mark is a member of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law, the Short-Term Loan Bar Association, and the Consumer Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. Following law school, Mark served as a law clerk for Chief Justice Armis E. Hawkins of the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Burr & Forman LLP

Burr & Forman’s experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, our attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with 360 attorneys and 19 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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