Mark practices out of the firm’s Madison office in the area of litigation, with an emphasis on condemnation (eminent domain), land use, zoning, and municipal law. He is a frequent guest speaker on issues involving condemnation, zoning, and municipal law. Mark represents both municipalities and land owners in condemnation and land use matters.

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Honors & Recognition

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Eminent Domain (condemnation) Law, 2007-Present
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, 2016

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Presentations, Publications, & Contributions

  • Regular speaker on litigation issues for continuing legal education for attorneys
  • "Eminent Domain from Start of Finish," National Business Institute, July 2014
  • "Overview of Eminent Domain," Municipal Attorneys Institute, June 2014
  • "Litigating Disputes Over Easements and Restrictive Covenants," National Business Institute, April 2014

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin State Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United State District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin


  • J.D., Honors, National Law Center, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1985
    • Notes Editor, George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics
    • Won the Mid-Atlantic Jessup Cup Moot Court competition and award for Best Oralist
  • B.A., Economics, History, and Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1982

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