Mark M. Nolan

Mark M. Nolan Nolan, Thompson, Leighton & Tataryn, PLC 595 Southgate Office Plaza 5001 American Boulevard West Bloomington, MN 55437
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Phone: (952)405-7171 (952)405-7175 (Direct Line)
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Fax: (952) 224-0647

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Mark Nolan is an honors graduate of Colgate University and a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. He is certified as a specialist in civil trial matters through both the Minnesota State Bar Association and the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification and carries a superb AVVO rating. He has served on the board of directors of the Minnesota Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers, has chaired the State Legal-Medical Committee, and the Ramsey County Civil Litigation Section. He has served as chair of Ramsey County and the Supreme Court’s ad hoc Committee on Expedited Business Litigation. He has been voted by his peers as one of the “Top 100” lawyers in Minnesota; he has also been voted by his peers as one of the “Top 40  Personal Injury lawyers in Minnesota”, “Top 40 Business Litigators” and “Top 40 ADR lawyers in Minnesota.”

He has litigated and resolved hundreds of cases including multi-million dollar matters involving personal injuries, construction claims, commercial claims, and employment matters including ERISA disputes, for both Fortune 500 companies and individuals. He also has extensive experience in claims regarding close corporations valuation, inheritance disputes, property disputes, environmental claims, construction disputes and contract claims. His practice has brought him to the Federal and State courts of several states. He has argued before the United States Supreme Court in a multi-state contract dispute.

He is a member of the American Arbitration Association Commercial panel and has served as a neutral or sole arbitrator in over 150 cases. He has mediated over 600 cases. He has written articles on arbitration and trial techniques for legal publications and has presented seminars for the American Arbitration Association and other continuing legal education groups. He chaired the Ramsey County Parks Commission for several years and then chaired the “St. Paul Urban Tennis” board for several years. He  has also served as a board member  on other community boards.

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Areas Of Practice:
ERISA Short-term and Long-term Disability Claims
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Appellate Practice Before State & Federal Courts
Business Litigation
Environmental Litigation
Insurance Contract Disputes
Legal and Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury — Plaintiff
Products Liability Litigation
Bar Admissions:
State of Minnesota
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Colgate University, New York