Mark C. Tanenbaum

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Mark C. Tanenbaum, PA
Mark C. Tanenbaum
Mark C. Tanenbaum, PA

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1973

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023
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Mark C. Tanenbaum, PA

1156 Bowman Rd
Suite 245
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Visit website


Mark C. Tanenbaum is a personal injury attorney in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, with over 45 years of legal experience. The founder of the law office Mark C. Tanenbaum, P.A., he helps the injured and their families in cases involving catastrophic injury, car accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, product liability and other issues. He represents clients in Mount Pleasant, Charleston, Summerville, Moncks Corner, Beaufort, Hilton Head and throughout the Lowcountry and the State..

Mr. Tanenbaum’s accomplishments have earned him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the organization’s highest available rating. He has also been listed in “The Best Lawyers in America.”

Active in his professional community, Mr. Tanenbaum is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a sustaining member of the American Association for Justice and a member of the American Bar Association and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has held leadership positions in several organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Charleston County Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Association for Justice.

Mr. Tanenbaum graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree. He went on to receive his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is licensed to practice law before all South Carolina state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Earlier in his legal career, Mr. Tanenbaum served as an assistant public defender for the Charleston County Public Defender’s Office and practiced for five years at private firm. He opened his own law practice in 1980.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dram Shop Laws, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 40% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1973, South Carolina

Professional Webpage:

  • Beach v. Atlas Van Lines, Inc. (In re Household Goods Movers Antitrust Litig.), U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21458 (D.S.C. 2011)
  • Denaux v. U.S., 572 F.Supp. 659 (D.C.S.C. 1983)
  • Holmes v. Rosner, 346 S.E.2d 37 (S.C. App. 1986)
  • Bates v. Merritt Seafood, Inc., 663 F.Supp. 915 (D.S.C. 1987)
  • Ancrum v. U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Co., 389 S.E.2d 645 (S.C. 1989)
  • U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Co. v. Patriot's Point Development Authority, 772 F.Supp. 1565 (D.S.C. 1991)
  • Jones v. Allstate Ins. Co., 258 F. Supp. 2d 424 (D.S.C. 2003)
  • Runkle v. Genesis Worldwide II, Inc., 143 Fed. Appx. 515, 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 15338 (4th Cir. S.C. 2005)
  • Dema v. Tenet Physician Services-Hilton Head, Inc.678 S,E.2d 430 (S.C. 29009)
  • Beach v. Atlas Van Lines, Inc. (In re Household Goods Movers Antitrust Litig.), U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131302 (D.S.C. 2009)
  • Hartsock v. Am. Auto. Ins. Co., 788 F. Supp. 2d 447 (D.S.C. 2011)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • South Carolina, 1973; U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1973; U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1974; U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
  • Charleston County Bar Association, 1989-1991 Executive Committee, Chairman - Common Pleas Liaison Committee, Member; President-Elect 2002
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Ethics & Civility, Chairman, 1991 to 1995
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Executive Committee, 1989 to 1995
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1974
  • South Carolina Bar Association, House of Delegates, 1990 to 1992
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Member, 1973
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Past Member
  • American Association of Justice, Sustaining Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Past Member; Past President, Charleston Chapter
  • American Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1995
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • AV Martindale Hubbell
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, State Chair, 2011 to 2013
Educational Background:
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, B.A. - 1969
Industry Groups:
  • Brain Injury
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dram Shop Laws
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability Plaintiff
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Office location for Mark C. Tanenbaum

1156 Bowman Rd
Suite 245
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Phone: 843-577-5100

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