Marcus L. Dean represents clients in matters relating to insurance coverage, commercial litigation, automobile litigation and premises liability, including providing counsel in multimillion-dollar lawsuits. He advises clients in the resolution of claims involving arson, fraud, breach of contract, negligence and many other insurance-related and commercial disputes.

Marcus represents national and regional insurance companies, hotels, trucking companies, building owners and managers and business owners. He also conducts depositions for high-level insurance executives and business professionals.

Marcus has successfully tried cases, obtained summary judgment and argued motions for his clients in state and federal courts. He is also experienced in handling cases in magistrate courts.

Marcus also serves on Swift Currie’s Hiring and Diversity Committees and has served as the chairperson for the Associate Liaison Committee for multiple years.

Marcus always aims to provide high-quality service with client-focused results, understanding that each case is different and provides a new challenge.

Marcus’ flexible nature when approaching unexpected deadlines, court dates, depositions and motions and his ability to multitask under pressure help his clients achieve the very best results for their businesses.

Before joining Swift Currie, Marcus served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kimberly Best-Staton of the Mecklenburg County District Court in Charlotte, North Carolina.  


  • 40 Under 40, The National Black Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021-Present


  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (Vice Chair - Premises Liability Section)
  • State Bar of Georgia



Marcus has defended multiple lawsuits claiming over $500,000 with bad faith assertions against national insurance carriers and received favorable results. Additionally, he has obtained favorable settlements in multiple premises liability cases involving deaths and physical assaults.


Speaking Engagements

Thought Leadership

  • Swift Currie First Party Report, "Appraisal: A Refresher Course," Spring 2016

Bar Admittances

  • Georgia
  • North Carolina


Charlotte School of Law (J.D., 2013)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A., 2010)

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