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   3Mark C. FriedlanderChicago(312) 258-5546mfriedlander@schiffhardin.commfriedlander@schiffhardin.comSchiff Hardin LLPwww.schiffhardin.comwww.schiffhardin.comfriedlanderm.jpg ADR Law: Commercial LitigationConstruction LawProfessional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/FinancialADR Law: Commercial Real Estate, Environmental & ConstructionArchitecture & Engineering LawConstruction Law & LitigationArbitration & MediationDesign-Build ConstructionProject Structuring
Mark C. Friedlandermfriedlander@schiffhardin.com
Schiff Hardin LLPhttp://www.schiffhardin.com
233 S Wacker Dr Ste 6600
Chicago IL 60606
Ph.(312) 258-5546 Fx.(312) 258-5600
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
ADR Law: Commercial Litigation    Architecture & Engineering Law
Construction Law    Construction Law & Litigation
Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial     Arbitration & Mediation
ADR Law: Commercial Real Estate, Environmental & Construction     Design-Build Construction
    Project Structuring
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Friedlander's practice is concentrated in construction law, particularly in the representation of architects and engineers and institutional/commercial owner/developers, including public entities. His time is divided evenly between litigation, including arbitration and mediation, and transactional work, including project structuring and contract drafting and negotiation. He is particularly strong and innovative in his experience with design-build methods of project delivery.


Notable Cases and Results:  
Transactional Project: O'Hare World Gateway Project, representing the city of Chicago in its largest construction project
Lawsuit: State of Illinois Center, defending the architect against claims of HVAC functional inadequacy


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1982
Federal Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1982
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 1983


Hourly Rate:  Ordinarily $360/hour

Retainer:  Blended/special rates negotiable

Date of Birth:  1957

Law School:  Harvard University Law School, J.D., 1981
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Finalist, James Barr Ames Moot Court Competition

Undergraduate School:  University of Michigan, B.A. 1978
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  with high honors; Phi Beta Kappa

Representative Clients:  
Some of the country's largest architecure and engineering firms, as well as many medium-sized and solo practitioner architects and engineers; public entities in construction projects, including the city of Chicago, Springfield Municipal utility, and the Chicago Transit Authority; private owner/developers of industrial, commercial and residential projects, including large single-family residences; medium and smaller construction contractors and subcontractors


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