Mark F. Kruse, a Partner with the law firm Weston Hurd LLP has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. An experienced attorney and litigator, Mark represents clients in both state and federal courts throughout the United States. His clients are engaged in a variety of industries and principally include construction companies (general contractors, subcontractors, materialmen), manufacturers, distributors and commercial property owners. Mark handles a wide range of construction, business and commercial disputes, with areas of concentration including litigation, complex contract disputes, business torts and commercial real estate issues. Mark received his B.S. from Bowling Green State University and his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Mark has been recognized as one of the “Top Lawyers in Ohio” by American Lawyer Media, and has earned an AV-Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels. Lawyers nominated or selected may be in any discipline in the construction law arena, including contract specialization, negotiations, litigation, arbitration, appellate and/or surety law, but who have in addition superior ethical reputations. The CLSA seeks a high level of diversity in its selection process. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized advanced status among their peers. The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty.