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Mark Johnson
Senior Counsel

Mark Johnson has over thirty years of experience in construction and environmental litigation matters, He has first chair experience in over 25 jury trials, bench trials and complex arbitrations concerning construction, environmental, land use, eminent domain, landlord-tenant,real estate and toxic tort matters.  Mark’s construction law experience includes representing owners, general contractors,subcontractors and design professionals in private and public works construction litigation involving extra work claims, changed condition claims,delay claims, loss of productivity claims, defective work claims, products liability claims regarding defects in construction materials and  California contractor's licensing laws.  Mark is a frequent author and speaker on topics regarding the construction industry.

Mark’s environmental experience includes litigation concerning CERCLA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, CEQA, RCRA,California Coastal Act, Porter Cologne Water Quality Act, Carpenter-Presley Hazardous Substances Account Act, Proposition 65; toxic torts, concerning exposure to a variety of substances including asbestos, benzene, various petroleum products and hazardous substances; petroleum products and hazardous substance contamination of soil and groundwater; and misrepresentation of environmental conditions in real property transactions.  

Mark is Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® judicial and peer review rated and was named JD Supra®, Readers' Choice, Top Construction Author (2017).   Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mark worked as an engineer for the California Division of Oil and Gas and Geothermal Resources.

Education

Loyola Law School (J.D., 1987)

University of Southern California (B.S. Petroleum Engineering, 1984)

Admissions

California, 1988

United States District Court, Central District of California

United States District Court, Central District of California

United States District Court, Eastern District of California

United States District Court, Northern District of California

United States District Court, Southern District of California

United States Circuit Court, Ninth Circuit

Membership

State Bar of California

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Practice Areas

Construction litigation

Environmental litigation

Land use litigation

Business litigation

Real estate litigation

Reported Cases

Shamsianv. Atlantic Richfield Company (2003) 107 Cal. App. 4th 967; establishing thestatute of limitations for claims under Proposition 65

Publications