Mark L. McAlpine

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Auburn Hills, MI

McAlpine PC
 | 3201 University Drive, Suite 200
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Phone: 800-724-9695
Fax: 248-373-3708
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    As owner and founding attorney at McAlpine PC, Mark L. McAlpine is committed to representing clients in the Detroit area, Auburn Hills, and throughout Southeastern Michigan and the Midwest. He dedicates his practice to handling cases that involve claims and litigation surrounding issues such as construction projects for high rises, bridges and stadiums.

    Mr. McAlpine graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Oakland University in 1980. In 1983, he graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor from the Michigan State University College of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the school’s law review.

    With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. McAlpine is a skilled trial attorney adept at handling construction-related matters. Having served as an arbitrator and mediator in the industry, he has a keen understanding of the complex challenges developers, contractors and owners often face.

    Mr. McAlpine has litigated in the state, federal and appellate courts across the country. Using a detailed approach to every case, he meticulously pores over the facts and documentation to develop a strategy for success. He values input from his clients regarding their goals, keeping those priorities in mind throughout every phase of the legal process.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. McAlpine has secured some of the country’s largest awards and jury verdicts. For his achievements, he has earned the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been selected for inclusion in the list of The Best Lawyers in America.

    A frequent lecturer and presenter, Mr. McAlpine is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

     

    *AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 40%Business Litigation
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Construction Defects, Arbitration, Mediation

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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    About Mark McAlpine

    Admitted: 1983, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: http://www.mcalpinepc.com/our-attorneys/mark-mcalpine/

    Honors/Awards:

    • The Best Lawyers in America
    • AV Rating, Peer Review Rating Services of LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
    • Member, DCL Alumni Association

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, American Arbitration Association's National Panel of Construction Arbitrators
    • American Bar Association, Construction Industry and the Public Contracting and Litigation Sections
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Bar Journal Advisory Board
    • Member, American Arbitration Association's National Large and Complex Cases Panel of Arbitrators
    • Member, The Associated General Contractors of America, Contract Documents Committee
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Section, Construction and Construction Liens Committee
    • Member, The Associated General Contractors of America, Airports Committee
    • American Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    • Vice Chair, The Associated General Contractors of America, Joint Contract Document Committee
    • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association's National Panel of Construction Arbitrators
    • Chairperson, State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Bar Journal Advisory Board
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
    • Member, The Associated General Contractors of America, Insurance Committee
    • Member, American Bar Association, Litigation Section
    • Member, The Associated General Contractors of America, Federal Procurement Committee
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Civil Procedure and U.S. Court Committees
    • Vice Chair, The Associated General Contractors of America, Subcommittee of the Engineers
    • Mediator, American Arbitration Association's National Panel of Construction Arbitrators
    • Chairperson, American Arbitration Association's, Regional Council on Large and Complex Cases
    • Michigan, 1983
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Professional Committee
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Section Council
    • Member, The Associated General Contractors of America, Project Delivery Systems Committee
    • Chairperson, State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    • Vice Chair, The Associated General Contractors of America, Contract Documents Committee
    • Chairperson, State Bar of Michigan, Professional and Judicial Ethics Committee
    • Member, State Bar of Michigan, Judicial Ethics Committee

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Faculty, American Depositary Receipt, Michigan Judicial Institute
    • Adjunct Law Faculty, Contract Law and Construction Law, Wayne State University School of Law
    • Construction Law Course, Construction Association of Michigan
    • Lecture, Construction Contracts and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Florida Underground Contractors Association
    • Frequent Lecture, American Water Works Association
    • Frequent Lecture, National Society of Professional Engineers
    • Frequent Lecture, American Public Works Association
    • Michigan Construction Liens, Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Construction Lien Act

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Vugterveen Systems, Inc. v. Olde Millpond Corp., 454 Mich. 119 (1997)

    Educational Background:

    • Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, B.A., 1980
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    Office Location for Mark L. McAlpine

    3201 University Drive
    Suite 200
    Auburn Hills, MI 48326

    Phone: 800-724-9695

    Fax: 248-373-3708

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