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2525 Ridgmar Blvd., Suite 150
Fort Worth, Texas 76116

817.731.2500
817.731.2501 fax

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Mark C. Hill

Biography

Mark C. Hill joined Myers Hill in 2010 and concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, class actions, tax litigation, intellectual property, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, and trade secrets claims. He has also served as an expert witness in significant litigation related to minority shareholder rights.
 
Mr. Hill graduated from Texas Christian University in 1973 with a BBA in Finance and completed his J.D. at the University of Texas at Austin in 1976. His ties to the Fort Worth community run deep. Currently, he serves as the Chairman for the Fort Worth Advisory Commission on Ending Homelessness and formerly, he served on: the Board of Trustees of Cook's Children's Hospital, the Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Chairman of the Tarrant County Civil Service Commission, the Board of Directors of the Tarrant County Bar Association, the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County, among countless others.
 
Before joining Myers Hill, Mr. Hill served as the former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of RadioShack Corporation (formerly Tandy Corporation), where he worked with outside counsel on major litigation, including all ranges of commercial, regulatory, employment, and personal injury issues. At various times during his career with RadioShack, Mr. Hill served as the company Corporate Secretary, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer, and President of RadioShack Canada.
 
Prior to joining RadioShack Corporation, Mr. Hill represented a broad range of commercial interests in diverse litigation around the country. He served as lead counsel in complex litigation related to process and device patents; international admiralty and insurance disputes; tax allocation whipsaws; multi-district product liability claims; refined petroleum product antitrust allegations; and numerous shareholder derivative suits.
 
Mr. Hill also currently serves in advisory positions with a number of startup technology and retail innovation concerns around the country. He also serves as an advisor to select public and private companies on corporate governance and risk management matters.
Mr. Hill is Co-inventor of United States Patent No. 7,076,464 "Apparatus, and Associated Method, for Distributing Revenue Generated Pursuant to Distribution of Content" issued July 11, 2006.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Tax Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

Education

  • Texas Christian University, B.B.A., 1973
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Admissions

  • State of Texas, 1976
  • U.S. District Court, North District of Texas, 1976
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuit, 198
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • Tennessee and U.S. District Court, West District of Tennessee, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2010

Honors

  • Recipient, Outstanding Young Leader of Fort Worth, 1986
  • Member, Board of Directors, Tarrant County Bar Association, 1986-1988
  • Chairman, Tarrant County Civil Service Commission, 1988-1990, 2003-2006
  • Chairman, Fort Worth Advisory Commission on Ending Homelessness, 2010-Present
  • Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation

Reported Cases

  • Granite State Insurance Company v. Tandy Corporation, 762 F.Supp 156 (S.D. Tex. 1991), affirmed, 986 F.2d. 94 (5th Cir. 1992), cert. granted and dismissed, 507 U.S. 1026, 123 L.Ed.2d. 463 (1993)
  • Sterling Energy v. Plateau, Inc., 673 F.2d 1326 (5th Cir. 1982)
  • King & King Enterprises v. Champlin Petroleum Co., 657 F.2d 1147 (10th Cir. 1981)
  • Tarrant County v. English, 989 S.W. 2d 368 (Tex. App.- Fort Worth, 1998)
  • DeWoody v. Rippley, 951 S.W.2d (Tex. App.-Fort Worth, 1997)
  • Fish v. Tandy Corpo., 948 S.W.2d 886 (Tex. App.-Fort Worth, 1997)
  • American Alliance Ins. Co. v. Frito-Lay, Inc., 788 S.W.2d 152 (Tex. App.-Dallas, 1990)
  • Leck v. Employers Cas. Co., 635 S.W.2d 450 (Tex. App.-Fort Worth, 1982)
  • Midcon Pipeline Equipment Co. v. Smith, 623 S.W.2d 166 (Tex. App.-Fort Worth, 1981)
  • Rimco Enterprises, Inc. v. Texas Elec. Service Co., 599 S.W.2d 362 (Tex.Civ.App.-Fort Worth, 1980)
  • Pack v. Taylor, 584 S.W.2d 484 (Tex.Civ.App.-Fort Worth, 1979)
  • Henderson v. Life and Cas. Ins. Co. of Tennessee, 574 S.W.2d 634 (Tex.Civ.App.-Fort Worth, 1978)
  • National Sav. Inc. Co. v. Gaskins, 572 S.W.2d 713 (Tex.Civ.App.-Fort Worth, 1978)
  • Healy v. Wick Bldg. Systems, Inc., 560 S.W.2d 713 (Tex.Civ.App.-Dallas, 1977).

 

Mark C. Hill

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Mark C. Hill
2525 Ridgmar Blvd., Suite 150
Fort Worth, TX 76116

817.731.2500 phone
817.731.2501 fax

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