Disability attorney Marc Stanley Whitehead, Esq. is the founding partner of Marc Whitehead & Associates, which he established in 1992 in Houston, Texas. Born on November 24, 1966 in Memphis, Tennessee, Marc was raised in Normangee, Texas and graduated in 1985 from Normangee High School as class valedictorian.
Marc attended Texas A&M University where he graduated in 1989 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance. Marc attended the University of Houston Law Center and received his law degree (J.D.) in 1992, graduating in the top quarter of his class. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1992 and is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the United States Court of Appeals-Fifth Circuit.
Marc Whitehead served as President of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association (2009-2010), is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and a member of the American Association of Justice.
Marc is also a member of the Texas Aggie Bar Association, the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists and the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Association. Marc Whitehead is a Past Chairman of the Houston Bar Association Social Security Section and is a frequent lecturer on the topic of Social Security and Disability Law.
Marc Whitehead & Associates LLP, Founder Specializing in plaintiff's personal injury litigation, insurance & ERISA litigation, Social Security Disability law, Veterans disability compensation, probate and commercial litigation.
Adjunct Professor of Law University of Houston Law Center Civil Trial Advocacy
Instructor National Institute of Trial Advocacy Civil Trial Advocacy
Instructor National Business Institute Social Security Disability
Personal Injury Trial Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Social Security Disability Law National Board of Social Security Disability Advocacy
Professional Accreditations and Honors
Accredited Veterans Claim Attorney, Department of Veterans Affairs
AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubble
Named to “Houston’s Top Lawyer” List (2008, 09 &10) by H Texas Magazine
Named to “Houston’s Top 100 Professionals” List (2010) by H Texas Magazine
J.D. University of Houston Law Center, 1992 Top Quarter of Graduating Class
B.B.A. in Finance, Texas A&M University 1989 President's List
Valedictorian, Normangee High School 1985
Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas
U.S. District Courts, All Texas Districts
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
United States Court of Appeals-Fifth Circuit
Professional Activities and Associations
President - Houston Trial Lawyers Association (2009-2010)
Board of Directors - Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors - Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Board of Advocates (1999-2001)
HBA Social Security Section Chairman (2004-2005)
Member: Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists National Organization of Social Security Claims Representatives American Association of Justice Texas Aggie Bar Association Houston Volunteer Lawyers Association College of the State Bar of Texas Houston Bar Association
Articles & Publications
Tort Reform As It Relates to Strict Products Liability
A Lawyer's Guide for Determining Eligibility of Social Security Disability Claimants
Nuts & Bolts of Social Security Disability Law
The Five Step Sequential Evaluation Process Used in Determining Disability For Social Security Claimants
The Social Security Disability Puzzle-How to Fit the Pieces Together and Win Your Claim
Disability Insurance Policies-How to Unravel the Mystery and Prove Your Claim