Address: 1401 Willow Pass Road, Suite 700, concord, CA, 94520-7982
Law Firm: Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP
Phone: (925) 222-3404
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|Areas of Practice||Appellate, Construction, Environmental|
|Description||Mark D’Argenio has extensive experience defending clients in a wide variety of areas, including environmental, habitability, transportation, real estate disputes, and personal injury. In transportation matters, Mark has represented some of the nation’s largest commercial trucking and common carriers, including through trial. Mark’s in-depth environmental experience includes Clean Water Act litigation, CEQA disputes, wetlands negotiations, and Endangered Species Act claims. Mark also has a comprehensive habitability practice, in which he specializes in representing owners, landlords, and property managers in difficult jurisdictions. Mark’s practice includes litigation, pre-litigation, and transactional assistance. His clients include national REITs, high-volume real estate brokers, and publicly traded builders and developers.Mark has served for over ten years as an Adjunct Professor at UC Hastings College of the Law, where he teaches upper-division Appellate Advocacy. Mark also teaches legal writing classes at Santa Clara University Law School. While in law school, Mark won the National Moot Court Competition, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious moot court competition.Awards & AccomplishmentsSuper Lawyers Magazine Southern California Rising Star, 2015Events, Seminars & PresentationsDevelopments in Advanced Lawsuit Investigation (Adjuster CE Webinar; February 20, 2019)Strategies for Effective Writing (MCLE Seminar; May 24, 2017)SB 800 and the Right to Repair: Tips, Strategies, and Takeaways After Ten Years of Hands-On Experience (North State BIA; May 1, 2015)Publications Litigation 101: Moving for Sanctions Get Specific With In Limine Motions How to Decide When a Demurrer Makes Sense Your Skills: Preparedness Is Next to Godliness in Successful Mediation Voir Dire, Tactics for First Impression Law Limits Indemnification Obligations for Design Professionals (CLM Magazine; September 1, 2018)Getting Ahead of the Curve: Future Lessons for Underwriters and Business Leaders in the Aftermath of COVID-19 (The Recorder; April 17, 2020)|
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