Hawkins Parnell Names Mark Love Partner-in-Charge of San Francisco

May 31, 2023 – Press Release

May 31, 2023 (San Francisco, CA) – Hawkins Parnell & Young has appointed senior partner Mark Love as partner-in-charge of the San Francisco office. He succeeds Bill Fountain, who is returning to Texas to work from Hawkins Parnell's Dallas office.

"We are excited for Mark to lead our San Francisco presence," said Hawkins Parnell's co-managing partner Ron Polly. "His insights and commitment to excellence align perfectly with our firm's values. He understands our clients' needs from various industries and will be instrumental in Hawkins Parnell's continued success in San Francisco. 

"Taking the helm of Hawkins Parnell's San Francisco office is a great privilege," said Mark. "The firm and its attorneys are highly respected in the region. I look forward to leading this exceptional team of 25 litigators and the other professionals in this office to defend our clients in a range of complex litigation."

An accomplished litigator and distinguished member of the legal community, Mark has established an impressive track record representing contractors, retailers, and manufacturers in toxic tort and product liability litigation. He also represents entities in intellectual property disputes that involve complex trade secrets, copyright, and trademark claims. Mark has been frequently recognized for his contributions to the field.

Mark received his J.D. in 1992 and B.S. in 1987 from Santa Clara University. He is licensed in California.

About Hawkins Parnell & Young

Hawkins Parnell & Young is a national defense litigation firm that has represented many of the largest and most well-known companies in high-risk litigation and business disputes. The 250-strong litigation team works with clients to develop winning defense strategies and, if necessary, try cases to verdict in all 50 states.