Mark is currently chair of the Northwest Region Subrogation and Recovery practice group and is co-vice chair of the firm's national Subrogation and Recovery Department. He concentrates his practice in claims arising out of industrial and energy facilities, construction defects, product liability, wildfires, and marine vessels and facilities.
Mark has tried several cases to verdict in Washington, Oregon, and Montana. He has represented the insurance industry and insureds in several major casualty losses in the Northwest. Mark has handled a variety of construction defect and product liability cases, including several involving industrial and power generation facilities.
Mark is a frequent lecturer for the insurance industry, maritime groups and the University of Washington School of Engineering. He has also acted as a neutral arbitrator in a variety of cases.
Mark attended the University of Washington, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1985, and earned his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1988. Mark is licensed in Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii state and federal courts and has handled a variety of cases throughout the Northwest.
A few notable cases include: The Bellevue, WA tower crane collapse; flood damage to the University of Hawaii-Manoa; the Whatcom Middle School fire loss; the Evergreen school fire loss; a CPVC water main failure in a 25 story condominium tower; a rocket explosion in Kodiak, Ark.; and an electrical failure to a co-generation facility in Montana.
When Mark is not working he can usually be found on a ski slope or on one of the many beautiful rivers and streams in the Northwest.