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Mark W. Frilot

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Mandeville
T: 985.819.8417
F: 504.586.6717
New Orleans
T: 985.819.8417
F: 504.636.4000

Mark W. Frilot concentrates his practice on construction law, construction litigation and commercial litigation.

Professional Biography

Overview

In his construction law practice, Mr. Frilot represents contractors, owners, developers, subcontractors, design professionals, and suppliers, and he has appeared and litigated claims before numerous state and federal trial and appellate courts. Mr. Frilot has particular experience in contractor licensing and design professional liability as well as public and private works claims and bidding disputes.

In addition to dispute resolution before trial and appellate courts, Mr. Frilot also has experience presenting and defending claims in arbitration and representing clients before regulatory bodies.  Mr. Frilot also advises clients during the construction process and assists clients in their efforts to resolve disputes before formal dispute resolution becomes necessary.

Case Studies
Representative Matters
  • Represented subcontractor on subcontractor's Miller Act claim in excess of $12 million on a federal project.

  • Represented and defended soil stabilization contractor in a case involving an allegedly sinking shipyard, in which the plaintiff owner claimed more than $45 million in damages. 

  • Represented and defended a conduit manufacturer regarding a plaintiff contractor's multi-million dollar claim for defective materials and resulting delay and impact claims.

  • Represented local university in arbitration regarding multi-million dollar damages arising from design defects regarding renovations to an existing concrete structure.

  • Represented public owner in prosecution of significant building envelope water intrusion claims.

  • Represented numerous contractors regarding licensing requirements and before the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. 

Professional Honors & Activities
  • Member – Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member – New Orleans Bar Association
  • Member – Federal Bar Association
  • Member – American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Member – Covington Bar Association
  • Associate Member – Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in Construction Law since 2013
  • Listed as a top lawyer in Louisiana by Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers in Construction (2018, 2019)
  • Listed as a Louisiana Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation (2015 – 2019)
  • Listed as a Louisiana Rising Star by Louisiana Super Lawyers (2013, 2014)
  • Recognized as a "Top Lawyer" in Construction Law by New Orleans Magazine (2016)
  • Co-recipient of 2006 Stephen T. Victory Memorial Award for article, "Res Judicata in Louisiana: A Synthesis of Competing Interests," 53 Louisiana Bar Journal 6 (April/May 2006)
  • 2008 Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year for the Mandeville, Louisiana Office

Industries

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2001
  • University of New Orleans, B.A., 1996

Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2001

Mark Frilot 'does a really good job of understanding the unique issues in construction law in Louisiana; he is able to recognize the particular statutory hurdles,' according to interviewees. He regularly appears before state, federal and appellate courts as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. He is especially adept at handling disputes pertaining to contractor licensing and design professional liability.

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