Mark E. Best

Mark Best

Mark is Partner with Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC. Mark graduated cum laude from Millsaps College in 2000, receiving a B.A. in Economics. He went on to receive both a Juris Doctor and Certificate in Admiralty and Maritime Law from Tulane University in 2004. Following graduation, Mark served as law clerk to Judge Robert Chaisson of the 29th Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. Charles, Louisiana.

Mark has twelve years of experience in the field of maritime contractual indemnity disputes and has routinely obtained contractual defense and indemnity for oilfield clients under both General Maritime Law and state law. He also has experience in the areas of premise liability, product liability, toxic torts, insurance defense and general civil litigation. He is a member of the Louisiana State and Federal Bar Associations and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, all Louisiana State Courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mark has received the highest rating available, AV Preeminent, from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mark resides in Metairie with his wife, Katheryn, and his children, Livy and Quinn.