Chief Operating Officer/Managing Partner
Bassford Remele, Minneapolis, MN
Mark Whitmore is a shareholder with Bassford Remele, a position he has held since 1999. He joined the firm as an associate in 1992. He is also a member of the firm's Management Committee and currently seves as the Chief Operating Officer. His practice focuses on civil litigation. Mr. Whitmore has successfully tried cases in federal and state courts throughout the upper midwest involving a wide range of areas including medical malpractice, commercial and employment disputes, and personal injury.Although he handles a wide range of matters, much of his practice focuses on defending medical malpractice claims and providing guidance to area hospitals on risk management, claim prevention and governmental investigations. This practice extends to the representation of doctors, nurses and other professionals in matters pending before the Minnesota licensing boards.In addition, Mr. Whitmore regularly represents contractors in construction disputes and employers in the defense of employment-related claims. He also has represented several plaintiffs in negotiating multi-million dollar settlements in connection with injuries they sustained in motor vehicle accidents caused by drivers operating their vehicles under the influence of alcohol. Mr. Whitmore lives in Plymouth, Minnesota, with his wife and three children. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, coaching basketball, and spending time with his family.