Mark W. Farris

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Austin, Texas

Mark W. Farris

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1995

Education: Baylor University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2005
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3101 Bee Cave Road
Suite 301
Austin, TX 78746 Visit website


A partner at the FVF Law Firm in Austin, Texas, Mark W. Farris offers values-driven assistance to clients with a wide spread of litigation matters. He has spent over 25 years defending both individuals and Fortune 500 companies against civil suits involving:

  • Personal injury
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Construction defects
  • Wrongful death
  • Slip-and-fall and other accidents due to unsafe premises
  • Engineering liability
  • Business and commercial disputes
  • Electrical and gas utility liability

Mr. Farris graduated with honors from Baylor University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in economics. He later attended the Baylor University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1994. He has been licensed to practice in the state of Texas since 1995 and is permitted to appear before the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas.

Keen on making sure his clients always get the best defense possible, Mr. Farris is always there with a solid commitment to uncomplicate the complicated. Hardworking and professional, he knows how imperative it is to keep his clients in the loop and formulate strategies that are in their best interest. Instilling confidence every step of the way, he enables his clients to make informed strategic choices about the next move.

Apart from his law practice, Mr. Farris is an active member of his legal community and maintains memberships in the State Bar of Texas, the Hidalgo County Bar Association and the Austin Bar Association. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, an organization dedicated to enhancing defense attorneys’ skills and professionalism. For consistently exhibiting high levels of skills and legal knowledge, he has been rated “Excellent” on Avvo.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1995, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Travis County Bar Association 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Educational Background:
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1991
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Commercial Premises Injury. $1,000,000 settlement. $571,570 net to client after bills and fees. , 2020
  • Car accident involving a distracted driver. $750,000 settlement, $308,888 net to client after bills and fees., 2021

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“I have now worked both with and against Mark Farris on litigated issues. He continues to be one of the most outstanding and upstanding lawyers I've encountered. He is exceptionally professional and ethical. Even when working against Mark, he's the type of lawyer I would feel comfortable consulting with on unrelated legal matters. That's just the kind of person he is.”

“There is no case too large or sophisticated for Mark and no amount of work intimidates him. He is the most relentless lawyer in all of Texas.”

“Mark is one of the few lawyers I know who can remain human and friendly while being fiercely dedicated to his clients. He is a rare talent who is roundly respected in both the business and legal community.”

“Mr. Farris is one of the most talented lawyers I've encountered. Beyond his aptitude in the law, he exhibits a level of professionalism that is unparalleled.”

“Unbelievable advocate with unmatched tenacity who routinely delivers top-tier results for his clients.”

“One of the best, most tenacious litigators in the State of Texas, hands down.”

Office location for Mark W. Farris

3101 Bee Cave Road
Suite 301
Austin, TX 78746

Phone: 512-982-9328


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2005

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