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Mark M. Lawson - Bristol, VA

230 Piedmont AvenueSuite 300 Bristol, VA 24201

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Updated: 10/03/2022

Bristol Commercial Litigation Lawyer


Mr. Lawson's practice of over 45 years includes traditional labor law practice, employment law litigation, and transactional work for business and industry, including municipal government entities and boards. He was instrumental in establishing the firm's labor and employment law practice. He has appeared before state and federal courts and agencies, including those outside the Tri-Cities (Bristol/Kingsport/Johnson City) regional area.


About Mark M. Lawson

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation 50%
  • Commercial Transactions 15%
  • Governmental Entities and Boards 10%
  • Labor and Employment Law 25%


  • 75%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1976
  • Tennessee, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar, 1976 - Present (Member)
  • Tennessee Bar Association, 1994 - Present (Member)
  • Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), 2004 - Present (Member)


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, 1976
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, June, 1973
    Major: English
  • The Principia, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, June, 1969
    College Preparatory

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Kappa Alpha Order

Past Positions

  • White Elliott & Bundy, Associate, 1976 - 1979
  • White Elliott & Bundy, Shareholder/Managing Shareholder, 1980 - 1994
  • Elliott Lawson & Pomrenke, Shareholder, 1994 - 2003

Classes and Seminars

  • "Employment Lines Seminar", Elliott Lawson & Minor, 1976 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Mark M. Lawson

Included on the 2009 Virginia list

Past Lists

  • 2007 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Virginia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Mark M. Lawson on Super Lawyers


  • "Super Lawyer" in Employment and Labor Law, by Law & Politics Magazine, 2006-2010
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated (5 of 5)-Labor and Employment Law-Martindale Hubbell Law Directory

Representative Clients

  • Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.
  • Hapco/American Flagpole
  • Penn-Virginia Corporation
  • Sandvik Rock Tools, Inc.
  • Rosedale Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Prime Choice Foods, Inc.
  • King College
  • WCYB TV-5
  • Steel Fab
  • Tri City Extrusion
  • Barter Theatre
  • Washington County Service Authority


  • Wachovia Bank
  • Highlands Union Bank

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Office Information


230 Piedmont AvenueSuite 300 Bristol, VA 24201


  • 276-466-8161

Accepts Credit Cards




  • "Employment Lines Seminar" Workbooks, Elliott Lawson & Minor
  • "Business Lines" Newsletter, Elliott Lawson & Minor

Representative Cases

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