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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, 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, insurance coverage for construction claims, and California contractor’s licensing laws. Mark has represented clients in arbitrations and lawsuits regarding an array of construction disputes in state and federal courts in several states as well as the federal Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and the California Public Works Contract Arbitration program. Mark is a frequent author and speaker on topics regarding the construction industry.

Mark is Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® judicial and peer review rated and was named JD Supra®, Readers’ Choice, Top Construction Author (2017). Mark has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering and, prior to becoming a lawyer, worked as an engineer for the California Geologic Energy Management Division.

Contact & Links


  • 625 The City Drive South, Suite 190
    Orange, CA 92868-4983


  • English


  • Sex: Male


  • Loyola Marymount University, J. D. , graduated 1987
  • University of Southern California, Petroleum Engineering, graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1988

Court Admissions

  • 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 Bankruptcy Court -Central District of California
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Construction Law


  • JD Supra, Readers' Choice, Top Construction Author 2017

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Litigation - Environmental


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