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Thomas M. Gaylord Jr.

Thomas M. Gaylord Jr.

also known as "Mark", T. M. "Mark" Gaylord,Jr.

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About Me

Mark's practice is focused in the areas of civil litigation, business matters and construction law. His experience includes jury trials and diverse matters in civil litigation including contract, business and construction disputes, as well as real estate related actions for implied easements, partition proceedings, actions to set aside foreclosures, materialmen liens and commercial lease disputes. Other litigation experience includes insurance litigation, fraud and unfair trade practice claims, guarantor liability, homeowner association disputes with developers, personal injury, vehicle collision injuries, wrongful death and collection cases.

Professionally, he served as President of the Greensboro Bar Association during 2003-2004 and has been active in committees and sections as a member of the N.C. Bar Association, including the Litigation Section, Business Law and Construction Law sections. He has been a long-term member of the N.C. Academy of Trial Lawyers, now N.C. Advocates for Justice.

Born in Reidsville, North Carolina, Mark attended schools in Cary, North Carolina and graduated from Cary High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Business in 1976 and the degree of Juris Doctor from University of North Carolina School of Law in 1979.

 As a community volunteer, he is an active member and has served as past president of the Greensboro Host Lions Club. He has been active in Lions District 31-D as Zone and Region chairs, as well as multiple committee chairs, and has attended several International Lions conventions. He has also been involved in the construction of many houses as a Habitat for Humanity volunteer.


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    32 years
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    32 years
  3. Car Accidents: 15%
    32 years
  4. Construction & Development: 10%
    32 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($225-275/hour), Contingent (25-33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Thomas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Floyd and Jacobs,LLP

401-C North Edgeworth Street
Greensboro, NC, 27401



Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyFloyd and Jacobs,LLP2013 - Present
MemberConnors Morgan,PLLC2011 - Present
PartnerTate,Gaylord,Lucas,Purdom and Workman,LLP2001 - 2010
PartnerDees,Giles, Tedder,Tate and Gaylord1987 - 2000
PartnerDees, Giles ,Tedder,Tate and Wall1985 - 1986
PartnerDees, Johnson, Tart, Giles and Tedder1984 - 1985
AssociateDees,Johnson,Tart,Giles and Tedder1979 - 1984
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greensboro Bar AssociationPresident2003 - 2004
Greensboro Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1998 - 2005
North Carolina Bar AssociationCommittee/ Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life1997 - Present
Greensboro Bar AssociationTreasurer1987 - 1988
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Greensboro Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1976