Mark W. Mercante - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Mark W. Mercante

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 985-819-8410

Mark W. Mercante, shareholder in the Mandeville office, concentrates his practice in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation. He has experience representing owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in all aspects of construction, including construction contract negotiation and drafting, pre-claim counseling during the construction process and disputes before courts and arbitration panels. Dispute resolution experience includes representation on claims of breach of contract, change orders, defective work, delay, disruption, inefficiency, differing site conditions, unfair trade practices and other construction-related claims. Mr. Mercante handles matters involving state law lien claims and federal law Miller Act claims. Transactional matters include negotiation and drafting of construction and design contracts for manufacturing and industrial facilities, office and commercial complexes, shopping centers and other retail developments, high rise residential developments, educational facilities and a variety of other commercial projects.

Southern Methodist UniversityLoyola University New Orleans
Associated Builders and Contractors Covington Bar Association Federal Bar Association New Orleans Bar Association Louisiana State Bar Association, Corporate and Business Law Section and Fidelity, Surety & Construction Law Section Dispute Resolution Committee of the American Bar Association Young Lawyer's Division (2004 – 2005) ABA Forum on The Construction Industry's Young Lawyers Committee (2006 – 2007) American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division liaison to the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry (2005 – 2007) Steering Committee of Forum on the Construction Industry Division 3 – Design American Bar Association, Litigation Section and Forum on the Construction Industry

Office Location

Three Sanctuary Boulevard, Suite 201
Mandeville, LA 70471
United States

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Litigation - Construction