Mark Newell

Phone: 251-405-1244

Fax: 251-432-6843


Areas of Practice:

Mark A. Newell

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Mark Newell has been involved in the defense of civil litigation for over 35 years.  Licensed in Alabama and Florida, he has represented many different industries and professions, including trucking, real estate, product manufacturers, and the sports and recreational fields.  Mark has also represented a number of insurers in coverage matters, including first party policy disputes and alleged bad faith litigation.  He has represented several clients in high profile cases covered extensively by the media. Mark also serves as General Counsel for Ladd Peebles Stadium, home of the Senior Bowl, Dollar General Bowl, and Division 1 member University of South Alabama.

Professional Affiliations

Representative Cases

Tucker v Fearn, No. 03-718, Supreme Court of the United States (Decided January 20, 2004) 333 F. 3d 1216 (11th Cir. 2003)

South Coast Properties, Inc. v Schuster, 583 So. 2d 215 (Ala. 1991)

Hunter v. Wilshire Credit Corp and Remax, 927 So. 2d 810 (Ala. 2005)

Meads v. RPM Pizza, Inc., 639 So.2d 1352 (Ala. 1994)

Dr. Masher v. Pennington, 729 So. 2d 262 (Ala. 1998)

Pugh v. Taylor, 507 So. 2d 428 (Ala. 1987)

Scott v. Donkell, 671 So. 2d 741 (Ala. Civ. App. 1995)

Williams v. Harco Drugs, Inc., 896 F. Supp.1150 (S.D. Ala. 1994)

Harco Drugs v. Holloway, 669 S. 2d 878 (Ala. 1995)

Smith v. First Family Financial Services, 626 So. 2d 1266 (Ala.1993), reversed by 

Goldome Credit v. Burke, 923 So. 2d 282 (Ala.2005)

Mooneyham v. State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 802 So. 2d 200 (Ala. 2001)


The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
The University of Alabama, 1980 B.A. Economics
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1983, J.D. (Recipient American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence)

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