Mark Kiefer

Mark Kiefer is a Partner in Tyson & Mendes’ Los Angeles office. Drawing on nearly 40 years of experience, his practice focuses on the healthcare industry and medical and professional malpractice, representing hospitals, doctors, nurses, dentists, psychologists, psychiatrists, skilled nursing facilities, detox centers, correctional facility health care providers, home health care aides, EMTs, and paramedics. He also defends cases involving elder abuse, general liability, personal injury, and wrongful death.

Mr. Kiefer is particularly known for litigating the landmark case Wilson v. Parker, Cover & Chidester (2002) 28 Cal. 4th 811, a malicious prosecution case for which he obtained a dismissal. The court’s opinion in Wilson established the interim adverse judgment rule.

Mr. Kiefer is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a frequent presenter for CE and CLE programs and is a member of SCAHRM and ASCDC. Prior to joining Tyson & Mendes, he served as Special Counsel and Managing Partner in his previous firms.

Mr. Kiefer obtained his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law. He obtained his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.