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Mark F. Hazelwood



Mark Hazelwood, a partner with the firm,  specializes in public entity, premises liability, trucking, Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), and catastrophic injury/wrongful death litigation.  Representative clients include the City of Emeryville;  City of Martinez; City of Manteca; City of Antioch; City of Novato; Bay Area Rapid Transit District;  Landscape Structures, Inc; Cintas Corporation;  Bickmore Risk Services;  George Hills Co.; York Claims Services;  California Association For Parks & Recreation Indemnity (CAPRI); Special District Risk Management Authority (SDRMA);  Beta Healthcare Group; and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG).

Mr. Hazelwood was born in San Francisco in 1962 and graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. degree in Political Science in 1984. He received his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School-Los Angeles in 1988. Mr. Hazelwood began working with Low, Ball & Lynch as an associate in 1988. He became a partner in 1996. He served as the managing shareholder for Low, Ball & Lynch from 2011-2013.

Mr. Hazelwood is admitted to practice in the State of California,  and in the U.S. District Court – Northern and Eastern Districts.  He is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California; the Defense Research Institute; and the Trucking Industry Defense Association (T.I.D.A.). He has also been active in several public entity defense organizations, including PARMA.  Mr. Hazelwood serves as an arbitrator in Santa Clara County.  He was named a Northern California Super Lawyer in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

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