Mark provides legal services to professionals, including attorneys, accountants, architects, engineers, and title agents. He also represents product manufacturers and various companies in the construction and finance industries. His work involves primarily contested matters, including civil litigation, arbitration, mediation, and representation of individuals and companies before government licensing agencies.
He is also one of the firm’s leaders, serving as a member of its Management Committee.
“Clients like us because we understand their industries – and can quickly get up to speed. We work to understand their exposure and then recommend whether to settle, move for a summary decision or go to trial. Because of our decisiveness, our clients can get on with their business.”
Mark is the past Chair of the Construction Law section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He is a past board member of the Minnesota chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies and currently serves on its membership and professional registration committees.
At a recent seminar, Mark spoke on the subject of motion practice in Minnesota state courts. He recently published an article in The Hennepin Lawyer titled, “How a Bill Becomes a Law: What You Did Not Learn in Civics Class.”
Mark is married, with three young adult children. He loves youth sports and has served the St. Louis Park Little League and Babe Ruth programs as League President and Senior Babe Ruth Coordinator. When it is not snowing, he is a regular bicycle commuter. Outside work, he enjoys he enjoys Nordic skiing, dogs, studying Minnesota and Danish history, and quartet singing.