John A. Markert

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Firm: Larson • King, LLP (ND)
10 Roberts Street North
Fargo ND 58102
United States

John, a partner with Larson • King, focuses his practice on the construction industry, assisting a wide variety of clients with their legal needs, including contract drafting and negotiation, payment claims, delay claims, defective design litigation, as well as property damage and personal injury claims. His clients include contractors, subcontractors, designers, developers and suppliers. Prior to joining Larson • King, John spent 16 years in the construction industry, working for a general contractor in both the field and the office. John’s experience affords him the ability to understand his client’s business and quickly grasp the technical aspects of claims. This background, along with his legal experience, allows John to provide “real world” advice and practical, proactive steps to avoid claims or effectively manage them if they cannot be avoided. John represents clients in both offensive and defensive claims in multiple forums, including state and federal court, arbitration and administrative hearings. He also serves as a mediator for construction disputes. Specific areas of litigation expertise include the following: payment disputes, including mechanic’s liens and bond claims; design defect claims; delay and cumulative impact claims; warranty claims; insurance coverage disputes; defense of wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims; and administrative board actions. John has been recognized on the Minnesota Super Lawyers list annually since 2014 and he was included on the Minnesota Rising Stars lists from 2004-2011.

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Larson • King LLP named USLAW NETWORK’s North Dakota member firm

Larson • King LLP named USLAW NETWORK’s North Dakota member firm

Posted March 14, 2024

USLAW NETWORK announces that Larson • King LLP in Fargo, North Dakota, joins USLAW as the NETWORK’s North Dakota member firm. This is an expansion of USLAW coverage by one of USLAW’s longest-serving members; Larson • King LLP has served as USLAW’s Minnesota member since 2002. “We have enjoyed a… Continue Reading

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