In its 2019 roundup of Nashville-area leaders, the Nashville Post has once again named Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos a lawyer “In Charge.” The list highlights Nashville’s vitality as well as its ability to cultivate new leaders from all corners. Now in its tenth year of publication, this year’s In Charge list includes over 500 notable Nashvillians in areas including the arts, banking, music, retails, sports, law, government and politics, and transportation.
“These people represent the best of the best,” the Post notes, “and are always ’in charge.’”
The Post recognizes Mark this year for his work on a number of major class action cases, with special emphasis on his representation of numerous cities, counties, and Native American tribes and health organizations in lawsuits seeking justice from the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid drugs over the unprecedented destruction of the opioid epidemic raging across the U.S.
About Mark P. Chalos
The managing partner of Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office, Mark Chalos represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries and families whose loved ones died due to the negligence or misconduct of others. Mark represents counties and cities nationwide in the national opioids litigation. He is serving in the national case leadership, including preparing the bellwether cases for trial.
Through jury trials, Chalos has held wrong-doers accountable, including representing 32 school children who were videotaped undressing in their school locker room ($1.28 million jury verdict) and a young woman who suffered a severe brain injury in a car wreck (nearly $4 million jury verdict). He also obtained an $8 million arbitration award on behalf of a business client, and overall has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for families who have been harmed by wrongful conduct.