Mark D. Boynton focuses his practice on the construction industry, including all aspects of construction and building defect litigation. Mr. Boynton has litigated matters in over twenty states representing owners, contractors, architects, engineers, surveyors, trades, material suppliers, and building product manufacturers.
In addition to his work representing clients in adversarial proceedings, Mr. Boynton regularly advises clients regarding contract negotiation, project dispute resolution and project crisis management.
Mr. Boynton has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution in the construction context and has represented clients in over 500 mediations and structured negotiation proceedings in numerous jurisdictions.
As part of his practice, Mr. Boynton regularly speaks at in-house client seminars and continuing education programs on topics of risk management, contract negotiation and drafting, and dispute management.
Outside of his practice, Mr. Boynton is extremely active in community arts organizations and the North Carolina Bar Association. In addition to having chaired the Litigation Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, Mr. Boynton co-authored the amendments of critical aspects of North Carolina’s rules of civil procedure and civil costs statutes, formed the Committee on E-Discovery Rules, and co-chairs the Thorp Committee on Local Rules.
- Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D. (1997)
- University of Virginia, B.A. (1991)
- North Carolina (1998)
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
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