R. Mark Jones

Shareholder
Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.615.4820
F 216.623.0134
P 216.615.4820 | F 216.623.0134



Overview

Mark practices exclusively in medical malpractice defense of complex and high exposure cases. His experience includes over 100 First Chair jury trials defending large tertiary care medical centers, community-based hospitals, specialty clinics and individual physicians. He has defended cases in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and in Ohio common pleas courts in the following counties: Cuyahoga, Summit, Medina, Lorain, Mahoning, Trumbull, Lucas, Wood, Erie, Huron, Portage, Ashtabula, Stark, Tuscarawas and Franklin.

On appeal, Mark has presented cases to the Ohio Supreme Court, the Ohio 8th, 9th and 11th District Courts of Appeals.

Mark is listed  among The Best Lawyers in America, including “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® and has also been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine since 2004. Mark is also a longtime member of the Legal Liaison Committee of the Academy of Medicine for Northern Ohio.

Services

Education

  1. Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2008-2022)
  • Named Cleveland, OH "Lawyer of the Year" to The Best Lawyers in America® for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2018)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (2011-2017)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2014, 2016-2021)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Legal Liaison Committee of the Academy of Medicine for Northern Ohio, Member
Community Affiliations
  • Reaching Heights: The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Schools Foundation, Trustee (1999-2005), Secretary (2002-2003), President (2005)

Insights

  1. Alert
    Malpractice Insurance – Contractual Indemnity and Tail Coverage (Mar 10, 2020)
  2. Article
    Medicare Fraud Civil & Criminal Penalty (May/June 2012)
  3. Presentations
    "The Anatomy of a Lawsuit and Trial" - Roetzel Seminar: Medical Malpractice Claims - The Impact of Being Sued, Ohio
    The Northeast Ohio University College of Medicine
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  4. Firm News
    74 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America®; 18 Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Aug 19, 2021)
    Thirty Roetzel Attorneys Selected to 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List (Dec 8, 2020)
    Seventy Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© List; Ten Named “Lawyer of the Year” (Aug 20, 2020)
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
Services

Overview

Mark practices exclusively in medical malpractice defense of complex and high exposure cases. His experience includes over 100 First Chair jury trials defending large tertiary care medical centers, community-based hospitals, specialty clinics and individual physicians. He has defended cases in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and in Ohio common pleas courts in the following counties: Cuyahoga, Summit, Medina, Lorain, Mahoning, Trumbull, Lucas, Wood, Erie, Huron, Portage, Ashtabula, Stark, Tuscarawas and Franklin.

On appeal, Mark has presented cases to the Ohio Supreme Court, the Ohio 8th, 9th and 11th District Courts of Appeals.

Mark is listed  among The Best Lawyers in America, including “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® and has also been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine since 2004. Mark is also a longtime member of the Legal Liaison Committee of the Academy of Medicine for Northern Ohio.

Education

  1. Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
  2. University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2008-2022)
  • Named Cleveland, OH "Lawyer of the Year" to The Best Lawyers in America® for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2018)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (2011-2017)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2014, 2016-2021)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Legal Liaison Committee of the Academy of Medicine for Northern Ohio, Member
Community Affiliations
  • Reaching Heights: The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Schools Foundation, Trustee (1999-2005), Secretary (2002-2003), President (2005)

Insights

  1. Alert
    Malpractice Insurance – Contractual Indemnity and Tail Coverage (Mar 10, 2020)
  2. Article
    Medicare Fraud Civil & Criminal Penalty (May/June 2012)
  3. Presentations
    "The Anatomy of a Lawsuit and Trial" - Roetzel Seminar: Medical Malpractice Claims - The Impact of Being Sued, Ohio
    The Northeast Ohio University College of Medicine
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  4. Firm News
    74 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America®; 18 Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Aug 19, 2021)
    Thirty Roetzel Attorneys Selected to 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List (Dec 8, 2020)
    Seventy Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© List; Ten Named “Lawyer of the Year” (Aug 20, 2020)
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)