Mark Bankston Biography – Mark Bankston Wiki
Mark Bankston is a trial attorney at Farrar & Ball, LLP. Since joining the firm in 2010, Bankston has secured a series of noteworthy victories at the trial and appellate level. He has helped hundreds of the firm’s clients ensure that wrong-doers are held accountable. His work takes him across the nation as he helps fight for clients in dozens of state and federal courts against some of America’s largest corporate defendants.
Bankston’s chief concern as an attorney is the protection of working families, and his practice areas have been focused in the areas of corporate negligence, product defects, and hazardous medical devices.
In 2015, Bankston was a leading figure in the creation of national Multi-District Litigation to address a dangerous surgical device known as the “Bair Hugger.” Due to Mark’s pioneering work, thousands of these injured patients nationwide have been given an opportunity for justice.
In 2018, Bankston spearheaded three defamation lawsuits against notorious media figure Alex Jones, including lawsuits to address Mr. Jones’ vile lies about the parents who lost children in the Sandy Hook massacre.
In 2020, Bankston joined with D.C. law firm Gupta Wessler to bring suit on behalf of Imran Awan against The Daily Caller for its fake news about a bogus hacking conspiracy in the U.S. House.
Mark Bankston Alex Jones Trial
Bankston is an attorney for Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis in the defamation trial of media personality Alex Jones. Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis are the parents of a 6-year-old child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. The parents are suing over claims by Jones and others at Infowars that the shooting was a hoax. Judge Maya Guerra Gamble has already found Jones liable for defamation and inflicting mental anguish in the case in a default judgment in 2021. At the time, she cited his team’s refusal to follow court orders or turn over evidence. Bankston asked the jury to award Heslin and Lewis $150 million. A jury has been tasked with deciding how much the host should be ordered to pay the family in damages.
Mark Bankston Wife
He is married to fellow Houston attorney Elizabeth Eakin, who serves as an environmental prosecutor for the Harris County District Attorney.
Mark Bankston Age
Bankston’s age is unclear.
Mark Bankston Net Worth
Bankston’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Mark Bankston Ethnicity
He is of white ethnicity.
Mark Bankston Nationality
He is of American nationality.