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Mark Peters

Mark Peters



  • Discrimination & Harassment
  • False Claims Act (FCA)
  • Healthcare

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

WSG Boad of Directors
Secretary 2007/ 2008
Employment and Labor Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group

Tennessee, U.S.A.

A seasoned and creative problem-solver, Mark Peters represents employers throughout the country in litigation and day-to-day advice and counseling. He combines a focus on results with a client-centric approach to serving employers in a broad range of industries from healthcare to telecommunications to manufacturing to professional sports. Through his extensive work with healthcare providers in acute care, behavioral health, long term care, home health and dialysis, healthcare employers rely upon Mark’s experience to solve their employment issues and disputes with staff and physicians creatively, efficiently and effectively.

Mark works with employers to help manage their workforces and resolve disputes through the most appropriate and cost-efficient means—either through negotiation, litigation, or alternative dispute resolution. He has significant jury trial and arbitration success in employment discrimination, retaliatory discharge and harassment cases. He also advocates for employers in matters involving wage and hour collective and class actions, the FMLA, Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, ERISA claims, unfair labor practices and union negotiations. Additionally, Mark is experienced in successfully developing and implementing mandatory alternative dispute resolution programs.

Mark has authored numerous articles in national publications and regularly speaks on employment issues throughout the country. Mark is active in the American Health Lawyers Association, currently serving as a Vice Chair of the Labor and Employment practice group and a member of the Behavioral Health Task Force.

Bar Admissions



J.D., with honors, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1996
B.A., Sewanee-The University of the South, 1992
Areas of Practice

Discrimination & Harassment | ERISA | False Claims Act (FCA) | Healthcare | Healthcare Labor & Employment | Labor & Employment | Labor & Employment Class Actions | Labor Disputes | Litigation & Dispute Resolution | Wage and Hour (FLSA)

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Member, American Health Lawyers Association and its Labor and Employment and Long Term Care, Senior Housing, In-Home Care, and Rehabilitation Practice Groups
Vice Chair, AHLA Labor and Employment Practice Group
Frequent Speaker at AHLA Annual and Long Term Care meetings
Contributing Author, Representing Physicians Handbook
Behavioral Health Task Force
Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
Member, Society for Human Resource Management (National, Nashville, Highland Rim Chapters)
Legislative Chair, Society for Human Resource Management, Middle Tennessee
Board Member (Legislative and Legal Chair), Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management
Alumnus, Harry Phillips American Inn of Court

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