S. Mark Wann


Maxey Wann, PLLC
401 East Capitol Street
Suite 200
Jackson, MS 39201

Tel: 601-355-8855

Email: mark@maxeywann.com
Web: www.maxeywann.com

Mark Wann’s practice has focused on many different areas over the course of his distinguished career, but always with an emphasis on litigation in state and federal court. Mark’s practice continues to encompass a wide array of matters, however his primary focus includes all legal aspects related to health care.  

Mark’s health care practice includes medical malpractice defense, including, but not limited to, long-term care; transactional issues related to ownership changes of health care facilities; representation of health plans, including regulatory compliance, plan structure and benefits; and general representation related to the business operations of health care facilities. Mark also offers private arbitration and mediation services, drawing on his broad litigation experience of over 34 years.

Mark’s legal instincts and years of experience have garnered him more than a few accolades. He has been recognized by his peers by being named in various publications, including Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers of the Mid-South and rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell. Mark was also recognized by being named in Chambers USA–America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Mark sees the practice of law as a continuing education, as any new case may require development of knowledge and expertise on a matter he never anticipated. He believes a varied practice of law serves as an education in how the world works on levels both large and small. Mark’s philosophy of the practice of law has always centered on treating the interests of his clients as the highest priority and representing them with the same tenacity and dedication he would expect were he the client.

A native of Jackson, he graduated magna cum laude from Millsaps College before receiving his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he served as Special Projects Editor on the MS Law Journal. 

Since 1975, Maxey Wann has tailored legal solutions to the needs of each client. A boutique law firm located in Jackson, Mississippi, the firm’s highly experienced legal professionals cover a broad range of specialties.

Maxey Wann provides quality legal representation, structured to fit the unique and often changing circumstances facing their clients. The firm’s attorneys have represented individuals, businesses, governmental agencies, insurance companies and professional organizations in state and federal litigation and administrative and regulatory matters.

Maxey Wann is committed to excellence and is dedicated to meeting the needs of each of their clients.

Medical Malpractice: Maxey Wann represents healthcare providers in professional liability litigation. The firm’s attorneys routinely defend healthcare professionals, long-term care facilities, nurses, and related management companies in medical malpractice/medical negligence litigation in state and federal courts and arbitration.​

Healthcare Litigation: Maxey Wann recognizes and understands the complexities of the healthcare industry and is experienced in representation of healthcare providers in all areas of litigation in state and federal courts and in arbitration.​

Healthcare Regulatory: The attorneys at Maxey Wann advise clients on compliance with state and federal regulations governing healthcare. Maxey Wann attorneys have represented healthcare professionals before state licensing boards and healthcare providers in matters before state and federal agencies. We advise healthcare clients in regulatory compliance and licensure.​

Healthcare Business and Transactions: Maxey Wann attorneys are experienced in advising healthcare clients on general corporate matters affecting day to day business operations. Maxey Wann also represents clients in healthcare transactions, including business formation and organization, lease agreements, management contracts, and long-term care facility sales and acquisitions. We also advise healthcare clients on employment matters and understand the employment issues which affect the healthcare industry.​

Healthcare Collections: Maxey Wann assists clients with collections of outstanding debts under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. We are experienced in representation in Chancery Court Estate proceedings to recover outstanding monies owed for medical services rendered as well as pursuing recovery from responsible parties determined to be failing to utilize the patient’s assets for his or her care.