Burr & Forman

Mark H. Tyson

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  • J.D., cum laude, University of Mississippi School of Law (1994)
  • B.A., with honors, University of North Carolina (1991)


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Texas

  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law
  • Short-Term Loan Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminentâ„¢ Peer Review Rating
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation (2021-2022), Litigation - Banking and Finance (2022), Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants (2022)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Banking (2010-2015)

Partner | Jackson, MS

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Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Financial Institution Regulatory Finance Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Appellate

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. Following law school, Mark served as a law clerk for Chief Justice Armis E. Hawkins of the Mississippi Supreme Court.