Mark D. Gruskin
Senn Visciano Canges P.C.
1700 Lincoln Street
Denver CO 80203
His transactional work involves all phases of negotiating and drafting contracts, subcontracts and purchase orders and assisting clients in responding to RFPs.
His construction litigation focuses on prosecuting and defending claims that include contract disputes, delay, acceleration and scheduling issues, construction defects, differing site conditions, mechanic’s lien and public works claims and bid protests before state and federal courts, arbitration (sole arbitrator and arbitration panels) and governmental boards.
Representative work includes clients who work on public, private and P3 construction projects involving commercial, infrastructure (heavy highway, roadways, tunneling, airports, transportation and wick drains), industrial, institutional, alternative energy and residential projects.
Mark is a member of the construction industry panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and has served as a sole arbitrator and arbitration panel member in construction related arbitrations. He has experience as a court appointed and private mediator in construction and commercial disputes.
Mark assisted in passing legislation of interest to the construction community, including drafting key portions of the Colorado statute limiting risk transfer/indemnification in construction contracts and payment bonding requirements for P3 construction projects. He is a frequent author and lecturer on construction law, including contracts, litigation, Colorado mechanic’s lien and public works law and other related topics.
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Our work for our construction industry clients includes drafting, negotiating and analyzing contracts, claims preparation and negotiation, dispute resolutions in state and federal courts, arbitration, contract board of appeals, governmental agency and mediation settings, enforcement of mechanic’s lien and payment bond rights (Miller Act, public and private work), construction and design defects and bid protests.
We have represented clients in a vast range of construction settings, including commercial, industrial, public works, military, hotels, sports facilities, hospitals, highway, paving, bridges, tunnels, wastewater sanitation, schools, casinos, resort, multi-family, mixed-use and residential projects.