Mark J. Peschel

Phone: (952) 224-8677
Fax: (952) 894-6421

Mark’s practice is primarily in civil litigation. His clients include individuals, businesses, public housing agencies, housing and redevelopment authorities, governmental entities, contractors, and insurance companies. He also serves as an arbitrator for real property disclosure disputes through the National Center for Dispute Settlement, as a home warranty dispute resolution neutral through the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry, and as a mediator for Ramsey County Conciliation Court through the Dispute Resolution Center in Saint Paul.

Mark holds the Martindale-Hubbell “AV” peer review rating, which reflects the highest rating for legal ability and general ethical standards. He also has been voted a Minnesota Super Lawyer, chosen from the top five percent of practicing attorneys in Minnesota.

His earlier background includes service in the United States Peace Corps in Malaysia. He also was a math statistician with the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C.

Areas of Practice
Construction defects
Toxic torts
Products liability
Governmental liability
Personal injury and wrongful death
Sports and entertainment
Professional liability
Business disputes
Insurance coverage
Bar Admissions
North Dakota
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court District of North Dakota
University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
J.D. – 1984
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Graduate studies in statistics – 1979-1980
St John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota
B.A. – 1976
Published Works
A Blueprint for a Construction-Defect Claim, Minnesota Community Living, May/June, 2009
Past author of chapters on Insurance Coverage for Employment-Related Claims and Advertising Injury Liability, Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook
Representative Cases
Anderson v. Shaughnessy, 526 N.W.2d 625 (Minn.1995)
Ecklin v. Planet Ins. Co., 1991 WL 1956 (Minn.App.1991)
Harlow v. Bergson, 893 F.2d 187 (8th Cir.1990)
Jadair Incorporated v. United States Fire Ins. Co., 562 N.W.2d 401 (Wis.1997)
Quam v. United Fire & Cas. Co., 440 N.W.2d 131 (Minn.App.1989)
Professional Associations and Memberships
Minnesota State Bar Association
State Bar Association of North Dakota
State Bar of Wisconsin
Hennepin County Bar Association
Housing Authority Defense Attorneys
National Association of Subrogation Professionals