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Bethesda, MD 20814
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Mark J.  Jewell mjewell@garsonlaw.com / Download V-Card / Print Bio


Mark Jewell has been practicing law for more than a decade with a focus on construction contracting – particularly multi-family housing construction – and business transactions.  As one of fewer than 30 attorneys in the state of Maryland to have been certified by the U.S. Green Building Counsel Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design as a LEED Accredited Professional, Mark is particularly well qualified to assist builders and owners in the drafting and negotiation of contracts for projects meeting LEED certification requirements.
 
Mark is a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law where he served as a senior associate on American University’s International Law Review. Prior to practicing law, Mark worked in management for a major utility company and then for a provider of consulting services to the utility industry.

Practice Focus
  • Construction Contract Negotiation and Preparation
  • Construction Dispute Resolution
  • Business Transactions
Representative Experience
  • Negotiation and preparation of numerous seven- and eight-figure construction contracts, particularly for the development of multi-family housing.
  • Negotiation and resolution of construction-related disputes.
  • Development of contracts for use by homebuilders.
  • Development of contracts for use by companies engaged in construction subcontracting.
  • Negotiation of contracts for restaurant construction.
  • Negotiation and drafting of six-  to eight-figure contracts for the sales of businesses.
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts for shopping center construction.
  • Provision of guidance for construction companies on regulatory compliance.
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts with hotels on behalf of travel management services companies.
Bar Admissions
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
Professional Organizations and Activities
  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar Associations
Education
  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law
  • B.B.A., m agna cum laude, The George Washington University, School of Business and Public Management 


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