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As chairman of the firm’s Litigation section, Mark D. Loftis practices primarily in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation and insurance coverage litigation.


He has extensive experience representing product manufacturers, product retailers and utility companies in litigation matters in both state and federal courts. He frequently writes and lectures on warranty, contract and technology law issues.

Mark has served as president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, the leading statewide bar organization for attorneys dedicated to the defense of civil actions, and has been inducted in the Virginia Law Foundation. An experienced trial lawyer who has tried numerous cases to verdict, Mark also is listed in Best Lawyers in America and in Virginia Super Lawyers.


Mark is a graduate of Georgetown University and received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

His pro bono work includes serving as the chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 90%
  2. Corporate: 10%


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Contact info

Ste 1400, 10 S. Jefferson St.
P.O. Box 14125
Roanoke, VA, 24038-4125


VAAuthorized to practice law198903/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
FellowVirginia Foundation2008
Leading Business LawyerChambers & Partners USA Guide2008
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2008
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2007
Leading Business LawyerChambers & Partners USA Guide2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalWoods Rogers, PLC1989 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Association of Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Roanoke Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Journal of Civil LitigationBoard of Editors1998 - 2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Georgetown UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986