Mark E. Frye


804 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37620
O: 423 793 4800
D: 423 793 4815

Mark is an Officer in PennStuart’s Bristol, Tennessee office and is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group.  A native of Washington County, Virginia, Mark resides on land that has been in his family for over 200 years.  Mark lives with his wife, Dana, and two geriatric Jack Russell Terriers.  He is a devoted follower of the University of Virginia football team.

Mark has extensive experience in appellate work, state and federal condemnation, and energy law.  He has written numerous appellate briefs to state and federal courts in Virginia and Tennessee and has successfully argued many cases at the appellate level.

Mark was previously a member of the U.S. Army JAG Corps and represented the United States in more than 150 appeals before the Court of Military Appeals and the Army Court of Military Review.


  • The Virginia Dead Man’s Statute: The Requirement That “Testimony” Be Corroborated, The Journal of Civil Litigation, Vol. XVII, No. 4 (Winter 2005 – 2006)
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Declares Physician Non-Competes Unenforceable Except in Limited Situations, MD News, (November/December 2005)
  • The Duty to Commence Administrative Proceedings Under Virginia Law, The Journal of Civil Litigation, Vol. XI, No. 3 (Fall 1999)