Mark 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.
Mr. Boynton was named to Business North Carolina’s "Legal Elite" in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2013. He was listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Construction Law and Construction Litigation in 2019 and the seven years immediately preceding.
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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
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry and Section of Litigation
Arts Council Endowment Fund, Inc., Secretary, Board of Directors
Forsyth County Arts Advocacy Committee, Member
Forsyth County Bar Association, Construction Law Section, Member
Little Theatre of Winston-Salem, Past President, Board of Directors
North Carolina Bar Association, Member of Technology Advisory Committee, Member of Public Service Advisory Committee, Co-Chair of Civil Rules Committee, and Past Chair of Litigation Section
North Carolina Theatre Conference, Board of Directors, Member
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