Mark Canizio is Chair of Duane Morris’ Construction Group and practices in the area of construction and commercial litigation. Mr. Canizio has litigated numerous complex construction cases involving multimillion-dollar disputes.
He has extensive experience in both large scale trials and arbitrations and the use of cutting-edge computer technology to organize and manage documents and testimony and present evidence in the courtroom.
He has also successfully employed jury consultants and conducted mock trials to help clients assess the reaction of potential jurors to their cases. In the course of his career, Mr. Canizio has litigated numerous cases resulting in reported decisions and has served some of the industry’s largest construction clients.
Representative Matters : Obtained a judgment from the State Supreme Court, New York County, dismissing Defendant City of New York’s affirmative defenses and counterclaims for fraud against our client totaling $75 million arising out of the criminal convictions of two former employees and several subcontractors for fraud. The court found that the City’s counterclaims and affirmative defenses were barred by the statute of limitations.
- Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1982
- Baruch College, B.A., 1979
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- Duane Morris LLP, – Partner, 2008-present
- Thelen LLP, – Partner, 2006-2008
- Ross & Cohen, – Partner, 1986-2006
Professional Activities : New York State Bar Association
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