Mark P. Glago

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Glago Williams, LLC
 | 909 Poydras Street, Suite 2950
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 5045998666
Fax: 504-599-8699
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Mark P. Glago is an attorney and managing partner of the Glago Williams, LLC, law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. Serving clients throughout the greater New Orleans metro region and surrounding areas, Mr. Glago focuses his practice solely on personal injury law. He has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of those suffering needlessly as the result of someone else's negligent, careless or unlawful actions.

A veteran of more than 180 trials, Mr. Glago has secured millions of dollars in awards for his plaintiff clients, including a jury verdict of more than $51.4 million along with numerous other multimillion-dollar awards. He has successfully handled matters involving class actions and mass torts, commercial litigation, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and motor vehicle accidents. During his extensive career, he has earned a reputation for his tenacity and aggressive approach at helping his clients secure the maximum amount of compensation for their damages and losses.

Recognized for his success, Mr. Glago has received consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America© for plaintiff personal injury litigation, and the National Trial Lawyers voted him among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers each year between 2012 and 2016. He has also earned designation as one of the Top Attorneys in Louisiana as well as many other accolades and endorsements from his peers. Moreover, he has received many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1993 graduate of the University of Richmond, Mr. Glago obtained his Juris Doctor in 1998 from Tulane University School of Law. He holds his license to practice in Texas as well as Louisiana and all of Louisiana's federal courts.

A leader in his legal community, Mr. Glago currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Louisiana Bar Association's Class Action Division, and he has served as an associate professor at Tulane University School of Law. He also chairs the Louisiana Association of Justice's Insurance Law Section, and he is an active member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Houston Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (50%)

Personal Injury - General (30%)


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020

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About Mark Glago

Admitted: 1998, Louisiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Managing Editor of Tulane Law Review
  • St. Charles Magazine Top Lawyers in New Orleans Award
  • Louisiana Superlawyer, 2012 – 2019
  • Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms, 2006
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Rhodes Scholar Nominee
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2012
  • Most Outstanding Graduate Award - University of Richmond

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Chairman, Louisiana Association for Justice, Insurance Law Section
  • Louisiana
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Texas
  • Associate Professor - Tulane Law School., 2012
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Executive Committee, Class Action Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mark served for many years as the Financial Chairman for the March of Dimes, New Orleans.  This requires many hours putting on fundraisers and socials throughout the year.  He also volunteers his time and services with the Ozanam Inn Homeless Shelter in New Orleans, providing counseling to the homeless on issues ranging from lost ID cards and maneuvering the red tape in the state government, to helping individuals to become productive members of the New Orleans community.  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Mark has been asked to give CLE seminars on a myriad of subjects including handling hurricane cases, running a successful law firm, Louisiana case law in review, handling civil litigation cases, and many others.
  • Professor, Tulane Law School, Trial Advocacy since 2014
  • Tulane Law Review, Managing Editor, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana


  • $2.1 Million Settlement - for business which owned an apartment complex which suffered property damage and mold infestation after roof caved in.
  • $25 Million Settlement - Preston / Husband v. Tenet Memorial - settlement of class action against Memorial Hospital for wrongful death and injuries suffered by occupants of the hospital (doctors, nurses, patients and guests) due to hospital administration negligence.
  • $3.1 Million Judgment - Engle v. New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board - trial court judgement and subsequent appeals to the Louisiana Supreme Court for Registered Nurse who suffered a brain injury.
  • $3.2 Million Judgment - Marion Cooper, et al v. CNA Insurance Company - trial court judgment for family who suffered injuries in auto accident.
  • $2.7 Million Settlement - Powell v. Credit Suisse First Boston - $2.7 million class action settlement for guests of a New Orleans hotel who suffered injuries and damages as a result of exposure to toxic mold.
  • $1.3 million settlement for owner of a motel who sustained damage as a result of Hurricane Katrina.  This settlement was on the third day of trial.  Prior to trial beginning, the defendants top offer was $104,000.  
  • $51.4 Million Verdict - Schweitzer v. RTA, et al. - jury verdict for minor child who suffered extensive damage to her arm, and had to undergo over 20 surgeries.  This was the largest jury verdict for an individual plaintiff in the history of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans.  Attorney Johnnie Cochran was also a part of Plaintiff's "trial team."
  • $5.0 Million Settlement - Brown v. Crescent on Canal Hotel - $5 million class action settlement for workers of a New Orleans hotel who suffered injuries and damages as a result of exposure to toxic mold.
  • $1.2 million Settlement - for woman who was rendered quadraplegic victim as a result of medical malpractice.  After winning at the medical review panel stage followed by 2 years of litigation, settled for the $500,000 cap plus past medical bills and proviso that PCF will pay all future medical bills for the rest of her life.  
  • $4.1 Million Judgment - Joseph v. Entergy New Orleans, Inc. - judgment, including appeals all the way to the Louisiana Supreme Court, awarding $4.1 million to individual with brain injury and sexual dysfunction.
  • $1.06 Million Judgment - Terrance Tunstall v. Traveler's Insurance Company - $1,060,000 trial court judgment for individual who suffered neck and back injuries, including two surgeries, in automobile accident.  This judgment was in excess of Traveler's insurance policy limits.


  • Represented Reggie Wayne of the Indianapolis Colts for purchase and subsequent development of $14 million amusement and gaming complex.

Educational Background:

  • University of Richmond in Virginia, in Political Science, Speech and Sociology, Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Honors: Rhodes Scholar nominee, Honors: “Most Outstanding Graduate” award
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Office Location for Mark P. Glago

909 Poydras Street
Suite 2950
New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 5045998666

Fax: 504-599-8699

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Last Updated: 8/19/2019

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