Professional - Mark A. Rysberg

Mark RysbergPROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Mark practices in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation having represented clients involved in the construction industry with complex matters before numerous state courts, state appellate courts, federal trial courts, federal bankruptcy courts, and federal appellate courts. Mark also directs part of his practice at assisting contractors and business owners with pre-construction onsulting relating to public and private contracting endeavors with an emphasis on minimizing risk by using sound contracting documents, utilizing best practices, and evaluating risk and the ability to transfer the same.


PRACTICES
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law

Real Estate Law


EDUCATION
Michigan State University, B.S., Building Construction Management
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., cum laude


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. Federal Court of Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed Builder - Michigan
Certified General Civil Mediator
Certified Risk and Insurance Specialist - IRMI
Management Liability Insurance Specialist  IRMI

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Grand Rapids Bar Association

INDUSTRY AFFILIATIONS
Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)
American Subcontractors Association of Michigan (ASAM)
Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA)
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
National Home Builders Association (NHBA)
Home & Building Association of Greater Grand Rapids (HBAGGR)

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