A. Mark Bahakel

A. Mark Bahakel: Attorney with Smith & Bahakel, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Smith & Bahakel, P.C.
  • 2000-A SouthBridge Parkway, Suite 405, Birmingham, AL 35209-7720
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    4.8/5.0 (40)
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Mark Bahakel has handled a broad range of litigation at both the trial and appellate level in courts across Alabama. His practice has focused on defending transportation, premises liability, products liability, insurance coverage, and bad faith litigation. He is also experienced in handling professional liability and construction defect claims.

Mark was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a proud graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and received his law degree in 2003 from the University of Alabama School of Law. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Mark is a member of the American Bar Association, Alabama State Bar Association, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Transportation Lawyers Association, Birmingham Bar Association, and the Birmingham Inns of Court.

Mark and his wife, Natalie, are active members of Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Homewood, Alabama. Outside of the office, Mark spends most of his time on family, church, reading history, watching college football, and playing with his two young children, Mark, Jr. and Mary Ella.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • General Liability Defense
  • Trucking Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Torts
  • Premises Liability
  • Indemnity
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Toxic Torts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(205) 802-2214  Phone
University Attended:
Birmingham-Southern College, B.A., 2000
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama; 2003, Alabama

Alabama State Bar

Birmingham Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Birmingham Inns of Court

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Transportation Lawyers Association


Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (40 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 02/21/19 in Insurance Defense

    Mark is an adversary of mine as he practices on the civil defense side. He does a great job representing his client, but is fair to opposition.

    Mark is an adversary of mine as he practices on the civil defense side. He does a great job representing his client, but is fair to opposition. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 11/12/18 in Business Law

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