Attorney Profile

Rudy, Mark M.

MARK M. RUDY received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Santa Clara where he was a four-year member of the University Honors Program. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in May 1986. He served as Associate Articles Editor of the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review in 1985 – 1986. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, and the Southern California Association of Healthcare Risk Managers.

He joined Veatch Carlson after admission to the Bar in December of 1986. Since that time, Mark has practiced primarily in the area of medical and dental malpractice defense. During his tenure with the firm, Mark has tenaciously litigated a multitude of complex matters in the medical malpractice arena.

Mr. Rudy has tried cases to verdict involving claims of death, birth injury, and permanent neurological damage in matters alleging medical malpractice. Favorable trial results have been achieved for insureds of various insurance companies including Truck Insurance Exchange, Shand Morahan & Co., Caliber One Indemnity Co. and Southern California Physicians Insurance Exchange. Mr. Rudy has also handled cases involving allegations of sexual harassment/battery against healthcare providers. He has additional trial experience in the areas of premises liability and motor vehicle accidents.

Mr. Rudy has presented lectures on the medical-legal aspects of nursing at several Los Angeles-area hospitals.