Mark Altman II

Naman Howell Smith & Lee, PLLC
400 Austin Ave., Ste. 800
Waco, TX 76701
(254) 755-4100

Mark Altman joined the firm’s Waco office in 2022. His focus is primarily on general civil litigation and small business advice. Prior to joining Naman Howell, Mark served as a member of the US Navy JAG Corps working at various times as a prosecutor, defense attorney, and staff judge advocate. Mark is a recipient of the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and was selected as the 2017 Command Services Attorney of the Year for Region Legal Service Office, Southwest. Mark currently serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy JAGC Reserves.

Mark is currently a Director on the Board of Directors for the Texas Young Lawyers Association and is a 2020 Alumnus of the prestigious LeadershipSBOT program where he was selected as the sole recipient of the SBOT Pedro Serrano Leadership Award that year. Additionally, Mark teaches Mock Trial to current law students at Baylor Law School.

Mark received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering with a focus in Astronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2012. Mark graduated cum laude from Baylor Law School with his JD in 2016. He graduated from the Baylor Hankamer School of Business the same year with an MBA. While at Baylor Law, Mark was an Associate Editor for the Baylor Law Review, received multiple awards for excellence in trial advocacy, and competed at the national level for the National Trial Competition in 2015 and 2016. He also served as the Clinic Coordinator for the Baylor Law School Veterans Clinic, where he was recognized by the Texas Supreme Court for his efforts providing pro bono legal services on behalf of indigent veterans.

Areas of Practice
Intellectual Property
Patent Litigation
Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas, 2016

Baylor University School of Law
J.D., 2016
Honors: Cum Laude

Baylor University Hankamer School of Business
M.B.A., 2016

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
B.S. – Aerospace Engineering (Astronautics), 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
Member, Mclennan County Bar Association
Member, Mclennan County Young Lawyers Association