Attorney Marc O. Dedman
Marc is a lawyer, advising Spicer Rudstrom’s business and insurance clients. Marc obtained his bachelor’s degree in finance from Loyola University in New Orleans. Among other accomplishments at Loyola, Marc was elected as Student Government Vice President by the student body. He obtained his J.D. from Tulane University and his M.B.A. from Columbia University. At Columbia, Marc was elected to the Honor Board and was the teaching assistant for the Securities Analysis course in the graduate school of business. Marc served four years in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate’s General Corps at two duty stations: Ft. McClellan, Alabama and Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C. He is a recipient of the U.S. Army Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Army Air Assault Badge. He currently serves as Spicer Rudstrom’s Managing Partner and also as the Managing Member of the firm’s Texarkana office.
Marc’s practice is concentrated primarily in the following areas: pharmacy and nurse practitioner; insurance coverage and bad faith; and U.S. and international business and commercial representation. He is the Chair of the firm’s Business and Corporate Law and Litigation practices, and he has achieved an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Marc was the 2010-2011 CLE Chair for the Primerus Defense Institute. He was the 2012-2013 National Chair of the Primerus Defense Institute. He was elected to the 2014 and 2015 Primerus Board of Directors. Marc was selected to the 2015 Class of Fellows, Nashville Bar Association. He served as a member of the Aquinas College Board of Trustees in Nashville from 2012 to 2017, serving as the Chair of the Executive Committee from 2015 to 2017. Marc has been selected to be the Chair of the 2018 Primerus International Conference.
Outside his work, Marc has run in, among others, five Boston Marathons, the New York City Marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, the Chicago Marathon, and the Bogota, Colombia Half Marathon.
Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, LA (J.D., 1983)
Columbia University Graduate School of Business, New York, NY (M.B.A, 1988)
Loyola University, New Orleans, LA (B.B.A., 1980)
Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
Tennessee Supreme Court
United States District Courts, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
United States Supreme Court
Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation, 2015
Defense Research Institute
Army Navy Club, Washington, D.C.
The Columbia Club, New York, New York