Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

John Mark Mooney

Partner - Detroit


Bar Admissions: Illinois; Michigan; Ohio; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Practice Groups: Environmental, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury Defense, Product Liability, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort

Education: University of Detroit, 1987, JD; Central Michigan University, 1984, BSBA, Management

Memberships: Defense Research Institute (DRI)


Mark Mooney, a partner in Foley & Mansfield's Detroit office, focuses his practice in the areas of product liability, insurance coverage, environmental claims, and general liability defense. He works primarily in asbestos-related disease litigation.

In the environmental arena, Mark has represented insurers in national coverage litigation claims brought against them by a policy holder arising from multiple Superfund sites, insurance coverage litigation arising from oil well contamination, and third party litigation claims arising from a Ferric Chloride release at a waste water treatment plant, a second gasoline spill on an already active remediation site, and a perforation of the containment barrier by a remediation company causing further damage .

With significant experience bringing high volume, complex cases to trial, his expertise in developing litigation preparation and strategy has resulted in successful outcomes in particularly difficult cases.


September 11, 2015
Detroit Office Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Centennial of Historic, Renovated Building

The Detroit Legal News covers our Detroit office's celebration of 20 years serving the greater Detroit area, and the centennial of its historic, renovated building.



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  • Top Rated Lawyers™ - American Lawyer Media Martindale-Hubbell - 2013


Mark served as mayor and Legislative Affairs Director of his hometown of Berkley, Michigan, which gave him an interesting client perspective in many legal, financial and employment issues. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Woodward Avenue Action Association, a community development organization in Michigan.


"Attorney's current litigation focus is on asbestos-related disease," Grand Rapids Legal News - July, 2015.  Read this Publication.