Mark K. Gray
Gray & White
Partner/Founder, earned an undergraduate degree from Centre College (B.A. 1987) and a juris doctorate from the University of Dayton (J.D. 1990). Since 1990, Mr. Gray has represented injured persons in a variety of personal injury claims. Early in his career, he began practicing in the area of class actions and complex multi-district litigation (“MDL”).
Mr. Gray has served in a leadership capacity, either as Co-Lead or on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, for some of the nation’s largest class actions, which include Eddleman v. Jefferson County; Armstrong vs. Franklin; Whitworth v. Nationwide Insurance Company; In Re: Managed Care Litigation – MDL 1334; In Re: TKR Cable Tax Litigation; In Re: Insurance Brokerage Antitrust Litigation – MDL 1663; In Re: First Command Securities Litigation. Mr.Gray was also involved in non-leadership roles in a significant number of other MDL matters.
He frequently lectures in the areas of class actions, medical malpractice, and complex litigation.Lecturer: “Persuasion in Medical Negligence Actions,” Louisville Bar Association, November 1996; “Settlement Methods and Proposals: View From the Plaintiff Prospective,” Auto Litigation Seminar, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, June 1997; “Psychological Injury Mock Trial,” Annual Convention, Kentucky Bar Association, 1997, “The Anatomy of an Eight Figure Verdict,” The Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc., Annual Convention, December 1998; “HMO Liability Claims,” January 1999; “HMO Liability,” ATLA, Mid-Winter Convention, January 1999; “Anatomy of an HMO Trial,” ATLA Annual Conference, San Francisco, July 1999; “Trial of a Medical Malpractice Claim,” LBA, March 2000; Litigation and Settlements of Class Action Claims, KATA Spring Break Seminar; April 2000. Mealey’s HMO Liability Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, “Financial Incentives in HMO Claims.”
In 1999, Mr. Gray took to trial a medical malpractice/bad faith case reaching a jury award of $13.1 million dollars. This verdict remains one of Kentucky’s largest injury verdicts.
Mr. Gray has received the highest rating for legal abilities and adherence to professional ethics “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell ® and was selected as one of the top 500 plaintiff attorneys in America by Lawdragon.
Mr. Gray is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Association of Trial Lawyers, Melvin M. Belli Society, American Bar Association, AmericanTrial Lawyers Association, and Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Gray is licensed to practice before all state and federal courts in Kentucky. He is also licensed to practice before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.