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Mark M. Cunningham

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313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Mark M. Cunningham has nearly 30 years of experience in the areas of commercial, construction, surety and fidelity litigation and representation.

Biography

In his commercial practice, Mark has represented corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as individual shareholders, members and partners in a wide range of matters including shareholder and member disputes and their resolution.

Mark has provided ongoing representation over the course of years for numerous contractors, subcontractors, owners and design professionals in a wide range of business matters, including formation of business entities, defense and prosecution of claims relating to damages for delay, interference or extra work in connection with construction projects, and construction lien enforcement and foreclosure actions.

In his surety practice, Mark has handled large and small defaults, litigation and claims against performance bonds, payment bonds, probate bonds and other commercial bond forms.  His work has included the preparation of documentation and participation in performance takeovers, tenders and subcontract ratifications in connection with defaulted projects, as well as substantial work in the bankruptcy forum.

Mark also maintains a fidelity practice, and collaborates with attorneys in the firm’s corporate, tax and business practice sections, which include in their ranks several attorneys who are also Certified Public Accountants.

Mark has presented papers, articles and speeches at numerous seminars and events in Michigan and at the annual American Bar Association Surety and Forum on the Construction Industry meetings in New York City.

Ranked among The Best Lawyers in America® for more than five years, Mark has also been named a “Michigan Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters for 14 years.

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Mark M. Cunningham has nearly 30 years of experience in the areas of commercial, construction, surety and fidelity litigation and representation.

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • National Bond Claims Association
  • Chicago Surety Association
  • Pearlman Surety Association
  • Detroit Area Construction Association
  • Washtenaw Contractors Association

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Education

  • Valparaiso University Law School, J.D.
  • Valparaiso University, B.A.

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Mark M. Cunningham has nearly 30 years of experience in the areas of commercial, construction, surety and fidelity litigation and representation.

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