As an attorney since 1986, Mark Rice has over 450 days in trials and arbitrations, in addition to mediations. Mr. Rice’s trial experience includes all matters of business disputes, with a specialty in construction disputes in the public and private works sectors, bid disputes, real estate, complex business torts, collections, and employer defense related matters for corporate and business clients.
Our team approach brings value to clients by integrating our strategic efforts within the client’s existing project team, harnessing the key facts and experts early, and developing a game plan that is both cost effective and evolving to meet the case needs.
Mr. Rice serves as corporate counsel to many small to mid-size firms, drafts contracts, and performs corporate compliance reviews, acting as a go to advisor for daily troubleshooting or strategic mapping against risk. In addition to his corporate, litigation and trial work, Mr. Rice has written and presented seminars on mechanics liens, bonds and stop notices, is a member of trade organizations such as the AGC Legal Advisory Committee, and is involved in community and nonprofit organizations.
Mr. Rice is admitted to practice before all the State and Federal Courts of California. He graduated from McGeorge School of Law, with Distinction, and holds two Bachelors of Science degrees from UC Berkeley, one with honors.