Mark Hodge has practiced law for almost twenty years in the areas of commercial transactions, contract and licensing negotiations, and business litigation. Throughout his practice, Mark has served as counsel in a wide variety of business transactions representing closely-held companies, publicly traded corporations, and public utilities. He has represented buyers, sellers, developers, banks and other finance companies in real estate transactions, asset backed credit facilities, and disputes arising from such matters. He also regularly represents lending institutions and borrowers in the drafting of credit documents and workout agreements.
Mark’s experience in corporate law ranges from representing start-up companies to working with companies involved in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Mark also has substantial experience representing private entities seeking and performing public contracts and involved in negotiations and disputes with administrative bodies, including procurement protests. Over the past 18 years, Mark has served as outside general counsel to a nationwide software licensing and services company doing business with private entities as well as state and federal agencies.
Mark is actively involved in the Arkansas Bar Association, where he is a tenured member of the House of Delegates, currently serves as the Chair of the Personnel Committee and is a past Chair the Young Lawyers’ Section, plus numerous other committee appointments.
Mark is a member of the firm’s Administrative Law Practice Group, Banking & Finance Practice Group, Business & Corporate Practice Group, Bankruptcy Practice Group, Litigation Practice Group, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, and Real Estate Practice Group.